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Shrimp and Lobster Bouillabaisse

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Category: Beverages, Tomatoes, Main Dish, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 cn Low-sodium stewed tomatoes
  • 1 c Reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 8-oz. bottle clam juice
  • 3 md Leeks, sliced (one cup)
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 ts Cajun seasoning
  • 1 ts Finely shredded orange peel
  • 1 8-oz. fresh or frozen
  • Lobster tail or 6 oz. cooked
  • Lobster, cut into chunks, or
  • One 8 oz. pkg. frozen
  • Lobster-shaped fish pieces,
  • (surimi) thawed
  • 8 oz Fresh or frozen peeled and
  • Deveined shrimp
  • 4 sl French bread, toasted (opt.)
  • Snipped fresh parsley (opt.)


In a 4-1/2- or 5-quart Dutch oven combine tomatoes, broth, clam juice,
leeks, water, Cajun seasoning, and orange peel. Bring to boiling; reduce
heat cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Meanwhhile, if using lobster tail, thaw lobster, if frozen. Use kitchen
shears to cut lengthwise through the lobster shell. Turn tail over and cut
through underside shell and meat. Cut each halved tail crosswise through
shell and meat 3 or 4 times to make 6 or 8 pieces total.

Add lobster pieces and shrimp to broth mixture. (DO NOT ADD cooked lobster
or surimi at this point.) Bring almost to boiling, then reduce heat. Simmer
gently for 2 to 3 minutes or till shrimp just turn pink.

Add cooked lobster or surimi, if using; simmer about 1 minute if using;
simmer about 1 minute more or till heated through.

To serve, place a bread slice into each soup bowl, if desired. Spoon shrimp
mixture atop. sprinkle with Parsley. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

NUTRITION FACTS: 151 cal., 1 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 118 mg. chol., 579
mg sodium, 16 g carbo., 5 g fiber, 20 g. prot. Daily Value: 19% vit. A, 47%
vit. C, 8% calcium, and 79% iron.

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