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Luxurious Mini Thermidor Delights

  • Author: Mia
  • Total Time: 50 minutes


Indulge in the rich flavors of our Lobster Thermidor Bites—a perfect start to any luxury meal! 🍴🦞


Prepared Toast Points, see recipe here
2 live lobsters, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds each or about 3/4 to 1 pound of cooked lobster meat
1 stick butter or 6 tablespoons clarified butter
3 tablespoons cognac or sherry
1 cup heavy cream, plus more as needed
3 egg yolks, beaten
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg
Pinch of cayenne pepper


Prepare Toast Points and set aside.
Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Add two live lobsters, head first.
Once boiling, cook for exactly eight minutes.
Discard water and plunge lobsters into an ice bath for ten minutes.
Remove claw, tail, and knuckle meat; cut into bite-sized pieces.
In a sauté pan, melt butter, skim off fat, and heat clarified butter.
Sauté lobster meat until golden, about 2 minutes.
Remove meat. Add cognac to the pan, then heavy cream; simmer until reduced to about a cup.
Whisk egg yolks while slowly adding hot cream to temper.
Return mixture to pan, add salt, nutmeg, and cayenne. Add more spices if needed.
Return lobster to pan, stir gently over low heat.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • Serving Size: 4 servings
  • Calories: 600 Kcal