Creamy Crab Bisque (For Two)

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Manami

This classy refined bisque for two is the perfect start to a romantic Valentine's Day evening. The soup is delicious! Cuisine at home eRECIPES, 02/11/2009 :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sweat leeks, carrot, celery, and garlic in oil in a Dutch oven or large pot over medium heat until carrot is soft, 8 minutes.
  2. Add flour and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Deglaze with wine, simmer until nearly evaporated, then stir in cream, milk, and clam juice.
  4. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, then season with salt, pepper, and Tabasco.
  5. Off heat, purée mixture with an immersion blender but a standard blender works well too.
  6. Ladle soup into bowls.
  7. Top each serving with 1/4 cup crabmeat; garnish with chives.

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