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Brandied Shrimp Bisque Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Food For Thought
Added: Thursday, April 17, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. chopped celery
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. butter
2 c. half-&-half, divided
1 lb. fresh shrimp, cooked and peeled
6 T all-purpose flour
2 c. whole milk
2 c. chicken broth
2 T brandy
3 T. ketchup, optional
salt and white pepper
1/4 c. sherry, optional-if used omit salt
artichoke hearts
GARNISH; sliced shrimp and lemon zest

Directions:
Directions:
Saute celery and onion in butter over medium heat in large saucepan. Saute until opaque. Remove vegetables, and reserve butter in pan. In food processor, blend vegetables with 1 c. half-&-half. Add shrimp and process a few more seconds. Reheat butter in saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in remaining 1 c. half-&-half, milk, and chicken broth to make a light white sauce. When sauce thickens, add pureed shrimp and vegetable mixture. Add brandy, ketchup and salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.
GARNISH and pass a small pitcher of sherry when serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6

 

 

 

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