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Mexican Shrimp Bisque Recipe

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This recipe for Mexican Shrimp Bisque, by , is from The Ewell-Gifford Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Melody Gifford
Added: Saturday, January 10, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbs. olive oil
1 Tbs. all-purpose flour
1 cup water
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 Tbs. chili powder
2 tsp. chicken bouillon granules
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. ground coriander
1/2 lb. uncooked shrimp, deveined
1/2 cup sour cream
Fresh cilantro and cubed avocado (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
In large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Stir in the water, cream, chili powder, bouillon, cumin and coriander; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Cut shrimp into bite size pieces; add to soup. Simmer 5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Gradually stir 1/2 cup hot soup into sour cream; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Heat through (do not boil). Garnish with cilantro and avocado if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 cups

 

 

 

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