Creamy Shrimp Bisque

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Servings: 4 to 5 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy

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2   celery stalks, chopped
1   green onion, with tops, chopped
4 tablespoon butter
1   clove garlic, minced
1/3 cup all purpose flour
2 cup half and half
3 1/2 cup fish stock
3 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
8 ounce cooked shrimp, or lobster meat, chopped
Homemade croutons, recipe follows

Homemade Croutons:
3 slices white bread




In a medium saucepan, add celery, onions and butter, stirring occasionally. When tender add garlic and mix together. Stir in flour and half and half. Let simmer for 5 minutes. 

Stir in fish stock and parsley. Cook for 10 minutes until it thickens. Add shrimp meat and let simmer for 10 minutes or until heated through. Stir occasionally. Add salt, to taste.

When ready, serve with croutons.  Homemade Croutons: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut bread with a heart shaped cookie cutter. Place onto a cookie sheet and bake until toasted. 

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Reader Comments:


My Hubby said this was better than any soup he has ever had! So I would say this recipe is a keeper. Cant wait to make it again!

By Nancy on March 19, 2013


I made this for my bunco group and it was a huge hit. Very easy and delicious!

By Marian Anderson on October 30, 2011


We ate at Cherokee, Paula Deens Kitchen and had tomato bisque soup and would like to have the recipe, please. Thank you

By Elizabeth on June 30, 2011


I just knew you have this recipe. And an easy one too. Thank you Eva

By Eva on January 27, 2011


By Anonymous on April 14, 2010

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