Baked Lobster

Preparation info

  • 4–5

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • 1 boiled lobster
  • oz. butter
  • ½ teasp. finely-chopped


Remove the lobster meat from the shells (see above) and mince or chop it coarsely. Clean the two halves of the large shell. Melt the butter in a saucepan, fry the shallot for 2–3 min. without browning, then add the lobster meat, white sauce, parsley, lemon juice, nutmeg and salt and pepper to taste. Stir and heat until thoroughly hot. Beat the egg slightly, add it to the mixture and cook