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Extravagant Lobster Thermidor



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 90 mins (60m prep + 30m cook)
  • Difficulty: advanced
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Hard recipe for advanced chefs

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. 2.In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
  3. 3.Add the shallots and cook until soft and translucent.
  4. 4.Add the white wine and cook until it has reduced by half.
  5. 5.Stir in the Dijon mustard and heavy cream. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  6. 6.Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the gruyere and parmesan cheese until melted and smooth.
  7. 7.Season the sauce with salt and black pepper to taste.
  8. 8.Fold in the cooked lobster meat, making sure it is well coated in the sauce.
  9. 9.Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and sprinkle with the chopped parsley.
  10. 10.Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and drizzle it over the top of the dish.
  11. 11.Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  12. 12.Serve the lobster thermidor hot with lemon wedges on the side.
  13. 13.Enjoy this extravagant dish!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightMake sure to use fresh lobster for the best flavor.
  • chevron_rightIf you can't find gruyere cheese, you can substitute with Swiss cheese.
  • chevron_rightServe this dish with a side of buttered asparagus or roasted potatoes for a complete meal.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to garnish with additional parsley for a pop of color.