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Seafood Bisque Recipe

Ingredients:
1/2 cup finely chopped shallots (about 2)
1/4 cup finely diced celery
2 sticks butter
1 quart water
1 tablespoon chicken stock
2 6.5-oz. chopped clams with juice
1/2 lb uncooked shrimp, cleaned, shelled, deveined
1/3 lb cod (leave in one piece)
1/3 lb salmon (leave in one piece-remove skin)
4 cups heavy cream
1 small can crab meat
1/2 cup dry sherry
Chives for garnish, optional

Instructions:

Sautè shallots and diced celery in butter, until soft. Stir with a wire whip for 5 minutes, on low heat and set aside.

Bring 1 quart of water to a boil. Add chicken stock, clams with juice, all of the shrimp and the whole pieces of cod and salmon. Return to a boil; lower the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes. Strain the stock, and reserve the seafood. Stir the shallot/butter mixture into the stock.

Flake the large pieces of boiled fish and add the canned crabmeat. Add the heavy cream and sherry. Bring to a simmer and heat through. Add chives, if desired.

Carb Count: 2-3 carbs per serving. Serves 6-8


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Crab Bisque Recipe

Ingredients:
4 pounds snow crab clusters (legs)
1 small onion, chopped
1 1/2 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, quartered
2 small turnips, peeled, chopped
1/4 cup fresh chopped parsley
2 teaspoons mustard seed
1 tablespoon chopped pimento
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
2 bay leaves
1/3 cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoons half and half
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/8 teaspoon basil
1/8 teaspoon marjoram

Instructions:
Remove all the crab meat from the shells and set it aside.

Put half of the shells into a large pot with 4 quarts of water over high heat. Add onion, 1 stalk of chopped celery, and garlic; then bring mixture to a boil. Continue to boil for 1 hour, stirring occasionally (The white part of the shells will start to become transparent),

Strain stock. discard the shells, onion, celery and garlic, keeping only the stock.

Measure 3 quarts (12 cups) of the stock into a large sauce pan or cooking pot. If you don’t have enough stock, add enough water to make 3 quarts.

Add turnips, bring mixture to a boil, then add 1/2 of the crab and the remaining ingredients to the pot and bring it back to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer for 4 hours, uncovered until it reduces by about half and starts to thicken.

Add the remaining crab and simmer for another hour until the soup is very thick.

Carb Count: 5 carbs per serving. Serves 6.


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Shrimp and Squash Bisque Recipe

Ingredients:
2 medium Onions
6 cup Chicken stock
2 tablespoon Dill
1 teaspoon Tabasco
Salt & pepper to taste
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 medium yellow squash
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 pound cooked shrimp

Instructions:

In a large sauce pan, saute onions in butter, add stock & squash. Cook until vegetables are tender.

Cool and puree in blender. Return bisque to stove and add remaining ingredients.

Bring to boil for 2 minutes, then serve.

Add dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of dill weed for garnish, if desired.


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Herbed Zucchini Soup

Ingredients:
3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 3 medium), cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon (1 teaspoon for dried tarragon)
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Instructions:

Place broth, zucchini and tarragon in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to a simmer and cook, uncovered, until the zucchini is tender, 7 to 10 minutes.

Puree in a blender. in batches if necessary, until smooth. Return the soup to the pan and heat over medium-high, slowly stirring in cheese. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.

Serve hot or chilled.
4 servings.


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