Crabmeat Bisque Made Easy
"This is not a thick soup, yet it is creamy and so smooth to the palette. The aroma when cooking makes you want some before the potatoes are soft. I have made modifications due to allergy to corn (such as rice flour). I allow mine to slow-simmer with lid slightly ajar. Stir often so the film does not form on top. I have doubled my batch and still never have any for the freezer."
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Ingredients40 m servings 542
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Spray a stockpot with cooking spray.
- Melt butter in the prepared stockpot over medium heat; cook and stir celery, onion, paprika, seafood seasoning, thyme, salt, and white pepper until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Whisk flour into vegetable mixture until smooth and dissolved. Pour seafood stock over vegetable mixture.
- Mix half-and-half, cream, and milk into broth mixture; decrease heat and simmer until bisque is thickened, about 15 minutes. Add crabmeat and simmer bisque until crabmeat is heated through, about 5 minutes more.
- Cook's Note:
- All-purpose flour can be used in place of rice flour.
- Chicken or vegetable stock can be substituted for seafood stock.
- Shrimp or lobster can be substituted for crab.
- You can add chopped potatoes and carrots if desired.
Per Serving: 542 calories; 47.3 14 16.6 195 459 Full nutrition
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I made this for my boyfriend and his mother a few weeks ago and they absolutely loved it. She literally licked the bowl, so score. I used regular flour and vegetable broth instead of seafood sto...