Recipe for Spanish Shrimp Bisque
- Prep time: 10 min
- Cook time: 20 min
- Ready in: 30 min
- Yields: 4 to 5
Spanish shrimp bisque is easy and a treat for seafood lovers with the main ingredient being shrimp.
Required ingredients are:
1/8 pounds of butter
4 tablespoons of white flour
1 teaspoon of salt
1/8 teaspoon of ground black pepper
3 cups of milk
1 cup of chicken broth
1 slice of onion
2 sprigs of parsley
1 cup of fresh boiled shrimp
1/2 cup of milk cream
Melt the butter. In a blender mix the flour,salt,onion,milk and parsley. Once done and using a cooking pot add the broth and let cook on low heat until slightly thickened. Be sure to stir frequently to avoid sticking.
In the blender mix the shrimp with a little of the cream and add to the slow simmering pot for about 8 minutes.
When ready to serve add the remaining cream to the pot and let cook for about 1 minute. Avoid boiling.
Best served next to au grating bread slices which have been brushed with olive oil or butter.
Au grating bread ingredients and preparation:
4 slices of white or French bread cut into slices
1 teaspoon of melted butter or olive oil
4 teaspoons of grated cheese.
Remove the bread crust if you prefer, spread the butter or olive oil and sprinkle with the cheese. Bake until cheese melts.
Best accompanied by a green salad, cold beer or wine. Can be eaten hot or at room temperature. A variation is to add hot sauce to taste and garnish with slices of uncooked green onions better known as scallions.
If you want you can save a few whole cooked shrimp and use them to decorate or garnish the center of the served dish.
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