Chef Belton: Savory shrimp bisque recipe

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Posted on July 1, 2014 at 9:56 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 3 at 10:48 AM

Chef Kevin Belton makes a Louisiana favorite, shrimp bisque.

Ingredients:

  • 1    cup flour                       
  • 4    cups stock
  • 1    cup butter                       
  • 2    bay leaves
  • 2    cups onions                        
  • ½    cup green onions
  • 1    cup celery                       
  • ½    cup parsley
  • 1    cup green peppers                
  • 3    tbsp Joe’s stuff
  • 1    tbsp garlic                       
  • 2    lbs shrimp -peeled         
  • 2     oz tomato paste                   
  • Cooked Rice

Directions:

  • In your pot cook butter and flour making a roux to the color of dark peanut butter. 
  • Add onion, celery, green pepper and tomato paste. 
  • Stir these ingredients into your roux to stop it from cooking. 
  • Pour in your stock and return to heat stirring to smooth the roux mixture into the stock. 
  • Add garlic, bay leaves and Joe’s stuff.
  • Cook the bisque on a medium heat for 15 minutes letting the flavors blend together. 
  • Add shrimp cooking for 5 minutes or until shrimp are done. 
  • Sprinkle in green onions and parsley just prior to serving. 
  • Serve over cooked rice

Quick Bites:
This dish can be prepared in advance up to the point of adding the shrimp.

***Makes 15 servings***
 

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