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• Jarlsberg® Lobster Chowder •

• Ingredients •

You will need

  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1 large leek, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • dried thyme
  • 1 pinch dried tarragon
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • white wine
  • 2 cups fish or chicken stock
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled, boiled, and diced
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 pound cooked lobster meat, diced
  • 2 cups Jarlsberg, grated
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Makes 4 portions

A STUNNING STARTER

Decadent but delicate is the way to describe this deeply delicious dish that draws sophisticated flavour out of rustic ingredients

TO MAKE THE CHOWDER

In a large soup pot, soften the leek and garlic in the melted butter over medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes, or until softened and translucent. Add the herbs and flour, and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the white wine, and cook for about 1 minute, or until the liquid has almost completely evaporated. Add the stock, milk, potato, and corn and bring to a gentle boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally to prevent the milk from scorching. Reduce the heat to low, and add the lobster. Finally, add the Jarlsberg in small handfuls, stirring to incorporate the cheese. Season with salt and pepper, simmer a further 5 minutes to blend the flavours, and serve immediately.