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Shrimp And Crab Bisque

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recipe is ready in 1-2 hrs time: 1-2 hrs

serves/makes:   6

  

recipe id: 48142
cook method: stovetop

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ingredients

1 pound raw shrimp in shells
1/4 cup brandy
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 small yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped
2 celery stalks, peeled and finely chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
2 cups half and half
1 tablespoon butter
salt
Tabasco sauce
1 pound lump crab meat
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

directions

Wash and shell shrimp. Refrigerate shrimp and put shells in a large saucepan with 3 cups water, brandy, and white wine. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.

Remove and discard shells, then add onions, celery, and carrot to broth and continue to simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes. Add shrimp and cook until opaque, about 1 minute.

Transfer to a food processor and puree until smooth. Pour bisque back into saucepan and cook over low heat, gradually stirring in half-and-half. Stir in butter and season to taste with salt and Tabasco sauce.

Add crabmeat, reserving some for garnish, and simmer for 3 minutes more. Garnish with chives and crabmeat.


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