Joe's Maryland Shrimp Bisque

Recipe by Dee Licious
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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 19
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pull heads off shrimp.
  • In 4 quart saucepan put 2 cans chicken broth.
  • Put shrimp heads in saucepan with broth.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minute.
  • Remove shrimp heads and discard.
  • Reduce liquid (to aprox 12 oz).
  • In frying pan saute thinly sliced shallots and crushed garlic with 1 tbsp butter then turn off heat.
  • Pour reduced chicken stock (from #7) in 8 quart stock pot then add shallots & garlic and stir, then slowly add sherry and stir, then add half and half while stirring and remaining butter.
  • Add all spices and turn burner on low.
  • Clean and de-vein shrimp then cut shrimp in half.
  • Add shrimp to soup.
  • Turn heat up a little (no more than 170 degrees - will curdle if heat is too high. If it does curdle strain out shrimp and put soup in blender and blend on high until re-mixed and smooth then pour back in pot and add shrimp again) and cook for 1 hour stirring occasionally.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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