Shrimp Bisque

Category : International Cuisine

Author : d1

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Date : 11/12/2002


1/2 cup butter or margarine, divided (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter)
1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups water
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Cubes
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon seasoned salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
12 (1 can) ounces NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
2 tablespoons dry white wine or water


MELT 2 tablespoons butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shrimp, onion and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink. Remove from saucepan; set aside.

MELT remaining butter in same saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in water, ketchup, bouillon, bay leaf, seasoned salt and cayenne pepper. Boil, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add shrimp mixture; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Stir in evaporated milk and wine. Heat through; do not boil.

Servings: 6

Shrimp bisque is great for a weekend get-together or to surprise a loved one.

Estimated Times:
Est. preparation time: 10 mins
Est. cooking time: 10 mins

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