• 6 ounces butter or margarine
  • 6 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 3 quarts water
  • 5 ounces Custom Culinary lobster base
  • dash of red pepper, ground
  • 1 quart cream/half and half
  • optional: 8 ounces lobster meat, cooked, small diced (To add as a garnish—½ ounce cooked lobster meat per portion)

Step 1

In a 2-gallon sauce pot over medium-high heat, melt butter and blend in flour. Cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Step 2

Add water, lobster base, and red pepper. Blend thoroughly to eliminate lumps. Heat to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Add cream and cook 2-3 minutes, then remove from heat. Makes about 1 gallon.