A delicious and creamy soup, this crab and shrimp seafood bisque is ideal for a nice night in. This bisque will warm your heart and soul since it is made with a buttery vegetable base and fragrant ingredients. This soup is a seafood lover’s dream, loaded with delicious crab and shrimp. This bisque will wow your guests with its sherry-topped garnish and fresh herb finishing touch. Today, give this hearty and decadent soup a try!
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
2 tablespoons chopped celery
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 1/2 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 cup heavy whipping cream
8 ounces crab meat
4 to 8 ounces small cooked shrimp or other seafood
2 tablespoon sherry win
Melt the butter in a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-low heat; add the chopped green onion and celery. Saute, stirring, until tender.
Blend the flour into the butter and vegetables until well incorporated. Continue cooking, stirring, for about 2 minutes.
Warm the milk in another saucepan over medium heat.
Slowly stir in the warmed milk and continue cooking and stirring until thickened.
Add the freshly ground black pepper, tomato paste, and heavy cream.
If desired, puree the soup in a blender or food processor** at this point and then return it to the saucepan.
Stir in the crab, shrimp, and the sherry. Bring to a simmer.
Tips and Variations
Feel free to add small cooked bay scallops or lobster instead of the shrimp.
Replace the green onions with finely chopped shallots.
If desired, garnish the soup with thinly sliced green onion tops, cilantro, or parsley. Or add a spoonful of sour cream and swirl it.
This delicious and filling Crab and Shrimp Seafood Bisque recipe is sure to become a new family favorite. This soup is the ideal comfort food for any seafood lover because to its thick, creamy texture and savory aromas. So why not give it a shot this evening and savor a warm and filling bowl of this delectable bisque? Good appetite!
|Total Fat||41 g|
|Saturated Fat||24 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||17 g|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g|