Crab and Shrimp Bisque

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 399


1 1/2 cups mushrooms sliced
1/4 cup green bell pepper minced
1/4 cup onion minced
1 green onion minced
2 tablespoons parsley minced fresh
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons flour all-purpose *
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
dash hot pepper sauce
1 1/2 cups half and half
1 (6-ounce) can crab meat
1 (4 1/4-ounce) can tiny cocktail shrimp
3 tablespoons sherry (optional)


In a small skillet over medium heat, sauté mushrooms, green pepper, onion, green onion, and parsley in 4 tablespoons of the butter 5 minutes or until tender set aside.

In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Add 1 cup of the milk. Stirring, bring to a boil over medium heat and boil until thickened. Stir in salt, white pepper, and hot pepper sauce. Add half-and-half, remaining 1/2 cup milk, and sautéed vegetables. Stirring, bring to a boil over medium heat reduce heat to low. Add crab and shrimp. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until heated through (do not boil).

Stir in sherry just before serving if desired.

*Use 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour for a slightly thicker bisque.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 399
Calories from Fat: 263

This Crab and Shrimp Bisque recipe is from the The Soup Collection Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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