Simple Crab Bisque Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published May 2, 2020
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An easy and delicious bisque recipe. Try it for an indulgent lunch!

How To Make Simple Crab Bisque

This French-inspired soup is creamy, smooth, and absolutely savory. The addition of the crab even makes it more flavorful.

  • 8 oz crab meat
  • 8 oz shrimp (cooked)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp celery (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp green onion (chopped)
  • 2 cups sherry wine
  • 2½ cups milk
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp black pepper (freshly ground)
  1. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat.

  2. Add green onions and celery and saute until tender.

  3. Add the flour into the saucepan and mix thoroughly until it blends well with the vegetables.

  4. Using a separate saucepan, warm the milk on medium-heat.

  5. Add the milk to the butter and vegetables and stir slowly until the mixture becomes thick.

  6. Add the tomato paste, black pepper, and whipping cream.

  7. Carefully add the shrimp, crab meat, and sherry wine. Bring the soup to a simmer.

  8. Garnish with parsley and serve while hot.

How To Make Simple Crab Bisque

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This French-inspired soup is creamy, smooth, and absolutely savory. The addition of the crab even makes it more flavorful.

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 8 oz crab meat
  • 8 oz shrimp cooked
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp celery chopped
  • 2 tbsp green onion chopped
  • 2 cups sherry wine
  • cups milk
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½ tsp black pepper freshly ground

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat.

  2. Add green onions and celery and saute until tender.

  3. Add the flour into the saucepan and mix thoroughly until it blends well with the vegetables.

  4. Using a separate saucepan, warm the milk on medium-heat.

  5. Add the milk to the butter and vegetables and stir slowly until the mixture becomes thick.

  6. Add the tomato paste, black pepper, and whipping cream.

  7. Carefully add the shrimp, crab meat, and sherry wine. Bring the soup to a simmer.

  8. Garnish with parsley and serve while hot.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 333mg
  • Calories: 602kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 263mg
  • Fat: 37g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 542mg
  • Protein: 29g
  • Saturated Fat: 18g
  • Sodium: 1143mg
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Vitamin A: 1619IU
  • Vitamin C: 8mg
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