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Crab and Shrimp Seafood Bisque Yummy



ingredients

4 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons chopped green onion
3 tablespoons chopped celery
4 tablespoons all - purpose flour
3 1/3 cups milk
1/3 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 cup heavy whipping cream
7 ounces crab meat
5 to 7 ounces small cooked shrimp or other seafood
3 tablespoon sherry win


directions 

melt the butter in a dutch oven or large saucepan over medium - low heat add the chopped green onion and celery saute stirring until tender
blend the flour into the butter and vegetables until well incorporated continue cooking stirring for about 3 minutes
warm the milk in another saucepan over medium heat
slowly stir in the warmed milk and continue cooking and stirring until thickened
add the freshly ground black pepper tomato paste and heavy cream
If desired puree the soup in a blender or food processor at this point and then return it to the saucepan
stir in the crab shrimp and the sherry bring to a simmer
serve hot
tips and variations
feel free to add small cooked bay scallops or lobster instead of the shrimp
replace the green onions with finely chopped shallots
If desired garnish the soup with thinly sliced green onion tops cilantro or parsley or add a spoonful of sour cream and swirl it

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