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Lobster Pie for Two

by , Updated April 1, 2017

This lobster pie is the perfect special meal for two. Add a tossed salad and your favorite steamed vegetables.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes



  1. Heat the oven to 300 F.
  2. In a saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter; add sherry and lemon juice and boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat, add the lobster, and let stand. Strain and reserve the sherry mixture. Set the lobster aside.
  3. In another saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons butter; add flour. Stir 1 minute until bubbles. Remove from the heat.
  4. Slowly stir in cream and the sherry mixture drained from the lobster. Return to heat until smooth and thickened. Remove from the heat.
  5. Beat egg yolks and whisk in 4 tablespoons of the hot sauce, 1 tablespoon at a time. Add the egg yolk mixture to the sauce. Mix well.
  6. Heat over hot water in top of double boiler over simmering (not boiling) water. Do not let water boil or sauce may curdle. It takes about 3 minutes.
  7. Remove the sauce from the heat and add the lobster.
  8. In a bowl, combine the topping ingredients and mix well.
  9. Turn into a small deep dish pie plate. Sprinkle with topping.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes.

Makes 2 Servings

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