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Shrimp Bisque

Shrimp Bisque
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    6
    servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, divided
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cube
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine or water

Instructions

MELT 2 tablespoons butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shrimp, onion and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink. Remove from saucepan; set aside.

MELT remaining butter in same saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour. Gradually stir in water, ketchup, bouillon, bay leaf, seasoned salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally; reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add shrimp mixture; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Stir in evaporated milk and wine. Heat through; do not boil.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 20g 31%
  • Saturated Fat 13g 63%
  • Cholesterol 175mg 58%
  • Sodium 1260mg 52%
  • Carbohydrates 17g 6%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 15%
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 21g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.