Mexican Shrimp Bisque Recipe
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Mexican Shrimp Bisque Recipe

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I enjoy both Cajun and Mexican cuisine, and this rich, elegant soup combines the best of both. I serve it with a crispy green salad and glass of white wine for a simple but very special meal. —Karen Harris, Castle Rock, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Chopped fresh cilantro and sliced avocado, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 357 calories, 28g fat (15g saturated fat), 173mg cholesterol, 706mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in flour until blended. Stir in the water, cream, bouillon and seasonings; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Cut shrimp into bite-size pieces if desired; add shrimp to soup. Simmer 5-10 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Place sour cream in a small bowl; gradually stir in 1/2 cup hot soup. Return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Heat through (do not boil). Top with cilantro and avocado if desired. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Mexican Shrimp Bisque in Cooking for 2 Fall 2005, p31

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2016

"This soup was delicious! I will definitely make it again."

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2016

"Absolutely Wonderful. I made this tonight for dinner ( I doubled the batch ). My husband ate 2 BIG bowls and then picked out of the pan. We truly enjoyed this. I would truly recommend this."

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2015

"I've made it twice now for my husband and I and he said it again, "this is the BEST" soup/meal that you can make!" I put it over a small bed of Jasmine rice, it was very filling! The avocado and cilantro is highly recommended."

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"I used 1 lbs. of mudbugs instead of shrimp and doubled the recipe. Out of this world great."

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2013

"Very easy, excellent taste. I make the recipe as written and not make any adjustments."

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