Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This soup is the perfect first course of an elegant dinner, or a special main dish for lunch. The flavour is outstanding.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in large pan.
  2. Add vegetables, seasonings and lemon juice.
  3. Cook slowly for 5 minutes.
  4. Add chicken broth and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove bay leaf.
  6. Add seafood and cook for 5 minutes longer.
  7. Add cream just before serving.
  8. (For a lower fat version, reduce the butter or margarine to 1 T, and use evaporated milk or half-and-half instead of the cream).


Most Helpful

Even though I used evaporated milk instead of cream, this was rich and wonderful and satisfying. I used frozen shrimp and homemade chicken broth and it came out perfectly. A great, great recipe.

Paula5 April 17, 2003

This came out perfect!! I chopped all the ingredients in a food processor and ended up cooking it mostly in a slow/soup cooker and it was delicious. I added an extra dab or two of Tobasco and that made it slightly spicy.

nmorris September 23, 2009

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