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Seafood Bisque

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jacqueline


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup minced shallots
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups seafood stock
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons tobasco hot sauce
  • 1/2 lb shrimp peeled
  • 1/2 lb lump crabmeat
  • chopped chives


  • In a large saucepan melt the butter over medium heat. Add the shallots and saute until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Whisk in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes. Slowly pour in the seafood stock, then the cream while whisking. Simmer over medium-low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Add in the shrimp and half of the crab meat, tobasco and paprika; simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Pour the soup into a blender and puree until smooth. Return the soup to the pot and add in the remaining crab meat. Simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Ladle into bowls, sprinkle with fresh chives, and serve.