Made with crab and shrimp, you may use lobster, scallops, or firm, flaky fish as a good substitute
Bisque is super easy to prepare and cook for a weeknight meal
If it’s a lunch or main course soup, add your favorite salad
4 Tbsp. Butter
⅓ C. Celery chopped
⅓ C. Green onions chopped
1 ½ C. Heavy whipping cream
2 C. Whole milk
3 Tbsp. Flour
1 Tbsp. Tomato paste
8 oz. Cooked shrimp cut into pieces
8 oz. Crab meat
1 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste
How to make Crab and Shrimp Seafood Bisque:
Step 1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat on the stove.
Step 2. Add the celery and green onions to the saucepan, and saute until beginning to soften.
Step 3. Stir in the flour, and saute for another minute.
Step 4. Heat the milk in the microwave until warm, and pour into the saucepan. Whisk to combine completely until all lumps are gone.
Step 5. Whisk in the heavy whipping cream, tomato paste, Old Bay seasoning and salt and pepper to taste.
Step 6. Bring to a low simmer, and continue to cook until the bisque thickens.
Step 7. Stir in the shrimp and crab meat, and cook until heated through.
Step 8. Serve topped with fresh parsley for garnish.