1/4 cup butter
2 tsp. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. paprika
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 cups coarsely chopped boiled lobster
2 tsp. sherry
3 cups cooked white rice
Melt butter in top of double boiler, over direct heat. Remove from heat. Stir in
flour to make smooth mixture. Add salt, nutmeg and paprika. Gradually stir in
cream. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring 3 minutes
longer. Stir a little hot mixture into egg yolks, then pour back into top of
double boiler. Add lobster and cook, over hot water, stirring until mixture is
thickened and lobster is hot (do not boil). Stir in sherry. Serve over rice.
Makes 4 servings.