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Artichoke and Shrimp Soup Recipe

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Added: Sunday, September 9, 2007


24 ounces quartered artichokes
1 quart chicken broth
1 cup chopped green onions
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 tablespoon thyme leaves
1/2 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons cajun seasoning
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon flour
1 quart heavy cream
1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup melted butter

Combine artichokes, chicken broth, green onions, salt, cajun seasoning, and thyme and bring to a boil.
Reduce to simmer for about 12 minutes.
Combine butter and flour for a light roux and slowly add to the simmering pot.
Slowly stir in heavy cream and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add shrimp and simmer for 5 more minutes.
Serve with chopped parsley for garnish.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a very popular recipe in Louisiana. Some of the best restaurants in New Orleans served this soup and I fell in love with it. It took me a long time to find a recipe that I like. Serve with a corn muffin and you have a great meal.




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