PREP Time
15 min
DIFFICULTY
Medium
COOK Time
30 min
Servings
6

Shrimp Bisque

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cacique® Crema Mexicana

  • 3 tablespoons Ranchero® Queso Fresco, crumbled

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

  • 1 medium potato, finely cubed

  • 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 bay leaf, crumbled

  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped

  • 2 carrots, finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 cup dry white wine

  • ½ tablespoon dried thyme

  • 1 cup water

  • Dash hot sauce

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation Method
In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add carrots, onion, celery and potato and sauté until the onion is translucent, 2-3 minutes. Add white wine, water, cream, thyme, bay leaf and all but a handful of shrimp. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer gently for 20 minutes.

In small batches, puree in a blender or food processor. Return soup to the pan and season with salt, pepper, hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Cut the remaining shrimp into small chunks and add to the soup. Simmer gently until cooked through, 2-3 minutes. Garnish with parsley or Queso Fresco.
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