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Shrimp Bisque

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Ingredients
  Olive oil/Salad oil 3 Tablespoon
  Medium shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Carrot 1 , chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , chopped
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Regular long grain rice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bouillon cubes/Envelope 3 (Chicken Flavored)
  Bay leaf 1
  Canned tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Heavy cream/Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

1. In 4-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat, in hot olive oil, cook shrimp shells until pink, stirring constantly with slotted spoon. Discard shells, leaving flavored oil in Dutch oven.
2. Add shrimp to oil and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until shrimp turn pink, about 3 minutes; spoon into bowl.
3. Reduce heat to medium; add butter or margarine, onion, carrot, and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender.
4. Stir in water and next 6 ingredients, and heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove Dutch oven from heat.
5. Discard bay leaf. Drain juice of tomatoes into rice mixture. Remove seeds from tomatoes; stir tomatoes into rice mixture and add cooked shrimp.
6. Spoon one-half of shrimp mixture into blender; cover (with center part of blender cover removed) and blend at low speed until smooth. Pour mixture into bowl. Repeat with remaining shrimp mixture.
7. Return shrimp mixture to Dutch oven; stir in cream. Over medium heat, heat just to boiling.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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