Creamy Shrimp Bisque Recipe

This is a rich and creamy Shrimp Bisque recipe that is fairly easy to make.

3 c. water
1/2 c. chopped onion
1 c. diced potatoes
1 tbsp. chopped parsley
1 c. shredded carrots
1/2 c. chopped celery
1 lb. shrimp, cooked
2 c. milk
2 tbsp. flour
8 oz. cream cheese, cut up or 1 8oz. tub soft cream cheese
2 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce

Precook shrimp (put in a pot of boiling water until shrimp turn color and begin to float) saving 1 cup water from shrimp.

Combine 2 cups water with 1 cup of shrimp water. Add carrots, onion, celery, potatoes, salt and pepper, Worcestershire sauce and parsley. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook covered 15 minutes.

Stir in cream cheese until melted and add milk. Blend together butter and flour and add to bisque. Stir in shrimp (other seafood, if desired). Cook and stir until mixture thickens and bubbles.

Makes 6-8 Servings

You might also enjoy these shrimp recipes:
Grilled Lemon Butter Shrimp or 
Garlic Shrimp Pasta with shallots and wine

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