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Shrimp Bisque

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Celery 1 , finely chopped
  Carrot 1 , finely grated
  Canned chicken broth 3 3⁄4 Ounce
  Canned shrimp 12 Ounce, drained and mashed fine with fork
  Thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Combine butter, onion, celery and carrot in 2-quart casserole.
Microwave 4 to 5 minutes on HIGH, or until onion is transparent, stirring once.
Stir in chicken broth, shrimp and thyme.
Microwave 4 to 6 minutes on HIGH, or until mixture boils.
Strain mixture, pressing as much of the shrimp as possible through sieve.
Return soup to casserole.
Stir in cream and wine.
Microwave 4 to 5 minutes on '6', or until mixture is steaming hot.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
For ovens without solid state heat control, after adding cream and wine, Microwave 5 to 6 minutes on '5'.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Servings: 
4

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