Shrimp Bisque Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyServings4
Main Ingredient


 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Small, finely chopped
 Celery1 , finely chopped
 Carrot1 , finely grated
 Canned chicken broth3 3⁄4 Ounce
 Canned shrimp12 Ounce, drained and mashed fine with fork
 Thyme1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 351 Calories from Fat 231

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.5%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g79.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 90.3 mg

Sodium 150.8 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.6%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 20 g40%

Vitamin A 71.5% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine butter, onion, celery and carrot in 2-quart casserole.
Microwave 4 to 5 minutes on HIGH, or until onion is transparent, stirring once.
Stir in chicken broth, shrimp and thyme.
Microwave 4 to 6 minutes on HIGH, or until mixture boils.
Strain mixture, pressing as much of the shrimp as possible through sieve.
Return soup to casserole.
Stir in cream and wine.
Microwave 4 to 5 minutes on '6', or until mixture is steaming hot.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
For ovens without solid state heat control, after adding cream and wine, Microwave 5 to 6 minutes on '5'.