Shrimp and Crab Bisque

Shrimp and Crab Bisque


  • MINOR’S® Crab Base

  • MINOR’S® Shrimp Base

  • Heavy cream (half and half or whole milk)

  • Garlic powder

  • White pepper

  • Bay leaf

  • Tomato paste

  • Unsalted Butter

  • AP Flour

  • Shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • Lump blue crab meat

  • Parsley, chives, or tarragon

  • Dry sherry (optional, for finishing)

Build It

  1. In a large stock pot, combine first 7 ingredients. Whisk and bring to a boil.
  2. In a separate pot create a roux using equal parts butter and flour, melt butter and stir in flour. Add to boiling soup using the 3-pan method whisking vigorously and reduce to a simmer.
  3. Add seafood and bring back to a boil.
  4. Serve immediately, garnish as desired.