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Quick Seafood Bisque

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Ingredients
  Water 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Potatoes 4 Medium, peeled and quartered
  Onions 2 Medium, coarsely chopped
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely minced garlic 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chopped sea scallop/Shrimp / lobster / crabmeat 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsely To Taste
Directions

1. Bring two cups of the water to a boil. Add the potatoes, onions, bay leaf, thyme, garlic, salt and pepper and simmer until the vegetables are barely tender, about fifteen minutes, adding the selected seafood during the last five minutes of cooking.
2. Remove the bay leaf and put the mixture through a fine sieve, or puree in an electric blender.
3. Return the pureed mixture to the saucepan and add the remaining water. Bring to a boil and correct the seasonings.
4. Turn off the heat and stir in the egg yolks blended with the cream.
5. Sprikle parsely before serve.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Quick

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