Recipe: Shrimp Bisque

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Serves 4


  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of paprika
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 4 cups half-and-half
  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped
  • Pinch of parsley



  1. Heat butter in medium skillet over low heat; add onions and celery and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.  Add flour, salt, paprika and pepper; whisk to blend.
  2. Add half-and-half gradually, whisking to prevent clumps; cook until thick, about 5 minutes.  Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 3 minutes.

Sprinkle with parsley and serve with a nice warm crusty bread and salad.


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Shrimp Bisque