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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Holiday Seafood Bisque

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Category: Main Dish, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Butter
  • 2 Bacon strips, diced
  • 1 sm Onion, chopped
  • 1/4 c All-purpose flour
  • 2 c Dry white wine
  • 1 Potato, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 ts Dried thyme
  • 1/4 ts Dried tarragon
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1 tb Tomato paste
  • 1 lb Cleaned seafood
  • 2 c 35% Real Whipping Cream
  • 2 tb Fresh parsley, chopped


Ingredient notes: Chicken stock may be used in stead
on dry white wine. Seafood should consist of shrimp,
scallops, lobster, crab, or a combination. The seafood
should be fresh, although defrosted is acceptable.
1. Melt butter in a lare saucepan or Dutch oven. Add
bacon. cook until crisp. Remove and reserve bacon
bits. Add onion to pan. Cook until tender. Sprinkle
with flour and cook gently 3-4 minutes. 2. Whisk in
wine or chicken stock. Bring to a boil. Add potatoes,
thyme, tarragon, salt, pepper and tomato paste. Cook
15 minutes until potatoes are tender.
3. While potatoes are cooking, cut seafood selection
into 3/4-inch chunks. Add seafood and cream to the pot
when potatoes are tender. Bring to a boil, reduce heat
and simmer 5-8 minutes or until seafood is cooked
through. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. 4.
Serve sprinkled with parsley and reserved bacon bits.

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