Lobster Newburg

Classic and decadent Lobster Newburg served in delicious puff pastry shells.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homarus americanus, lobster, newburg, pastry, puff, shells
Servings: 6
Calories: 666kcal


  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Cream heavy
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 5 Egg Yolks large, slightly beaten
  • 1 lb Lobster Meat cut into bite size pieces
  • 4 tbsp Cognac
  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg ground
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne
  • 6 Puff Pastry Shells frozen


  • Bake the puff pastry shells according to package instructions. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.
  • Slowly whisk in the milk and cream until slightly thickened. Do not allow it to boil.
  • Add a few tablespoons of the cream mixture to the eggs and whisk to temper the eggs. Not too much or the eggs will curdle.
  • Slowly whisk the egg mixture into the cream and turn the heat to low. Continue stirring until smooth and creamy.
  • Stir in the lobster, cognac, lemon juice, cayenne, nutmeg and salt.
  • Spoon the Lobster Newburg evenly into the puff pastry shells . Garnish with parsley if desired.


Calories: 666kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 347mg | Sodium: 674mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1240IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 2mg
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