Lobster and Brie Filled Pastry Puffs

Lobster and Brie Filled Pastry Puffs

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  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 13 min
  • Total: 33 min
  • Serving: 12 individual servings

These delicious little puffs of pastry perfection are filled with tender lobster and creamy brie cheese. Serve as an appetizer or as a starter dish with a glass of chilled white wine.

Ingredients

  • 2 10-ounce packages frozen pastry shells (12 total)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups half-and-half or light cream
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or champagne
  • 6 ounces Brie cheese, rind removed, cut up into pieces
  • 8 ounces fresh lobster, cut into chunks (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • Fresh chives to Garnish

Directions

  1. Prepare the pastry according to package directions and set aside.
  2. In the meantime, place the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  3. Once melted, add the garlic and onion and sauté for 6 minutes until the onions are soft.
  4. Sprinkle in the flour and pepper and then stir in the cream and wine. Cover and cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes until the mixture is thick and bubbling, then add the brie cheese and stir until melted.
  5. Stir in the lobster and cook for 1 additional minute until mixture is heated through.
  6. Carefully spoon the lobster mixture into the prepared pastry and then garnish with fresh chives.

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