Shrimp Bisque

21 days of Soup | March 10, 2016 | By

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Shrimp Bisque
Serves 4
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
40 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon butter
  2. 1/2 lb raw shrimp, tails removed
  3. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  4. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 medium onion, chopped
  6. 2 celery stalks, chopped
  7. 2 carrots, chopped
  8. 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  9. 2 tablespoons brandy
  10. 4 cups seafood stock
  11. 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  12. 1/2 cup heavy cream
  13. Salt & pepper
  14. Fresh parsley or chives
Instructions
  1. Heat butter in small pan over low heat. Cook shrimp until red. Set aside
  2. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Cook mirepoix (garlic, onoins, celery, carrots) until softened.
  3. Add tomato paste and brandy.
  4. Using an immersion or upright blender (in small batches) puree the vegetables together with the seafood stock.
  5. Add paprika, heavy cream and cooked shrimp. Simmer on low for 10 mins,.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley or chives.
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