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Old 07-05-2005, 11:12 AM   #1
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Lobster Stock

4th of July at the beach and I consumed 5 lobsters in a 36 hour period. I never want to see one again.

But I was unable to help myself regarding the use of the shells and the 2 pounds of shrimp I also made.

So the lobster shells and shrimp shells were made into a gallon of lobster/shrimp stock that is now portioned off and in the freezer.

BUT .. what in the heck can I make with it? Lobster bisque is an obvious answer. Too bad I dont like it.

ANY OTHER IDEAS OUT THERE FOR THIS LOBSTER STOCK?

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Old 07-05-2005, 11:48 AM   #2
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Oh - to have your problem .... Here's what comes to mind without thinking too much:

1. You could use it for a seafood soup/stew - like bouillabaisse.
2. You could go Cajun and use it in a seafood gumbo or etoufee.
3. For an Italian twist over pasta - reduced it a bit (about 50%) and it could be used in a shrimp and cream, or shrimp marinara, sauce.
4. You could use it as part of the liquid to make rice for a rice and shrimp dish.
5. As the liquid in making a sweet-n-sour shrimp dish.
6. Use it as the liquid base (soup) to make some raman noodles.
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Old 07-05-2005, 01:24 PM   #3
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FANTASTIC suggestions!! Thanks!!
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Old 07-05-2005, 03:49 PM   #4
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