Shrimp Bisque

Shrimp Bisque


"Shrimp is a high-protein, low-fat food. And this soup is super easy."


50 m servings 153 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 153 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In saucepan, heat olive oil. Add red pepper and onion; saute on low heat until soft, 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp, half-and-half, tomato sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Add butter.
  2. Put 1/2 hot mixture in a blender and carefully process at high speed about 10 to 15 seconds, or until no large pieces remain. Transfer bisque into soup bowls.
  3. Repeat with remaining mixture. Sprinkle on Parmesan cheese.
  4. Optional garnishes: herbs and additional shrimp.


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  1. 71 Ratings


I love this recipe and make it a few times each month. These are my suggested modifications: Add an extra half red pepper and about one to two cups of fresh chopped vine-ripe cherry tomatoes. ...

I made this soup for my birthday dinner & it was fantastic! I used green peppers because that's what I had & I pureed it w/ my immersion blender instead of in my countertop blender. I also added...

The taste of this soup was just "ok", but I couldn't get past the texture, which as another reviewer pointed out, was awful. The only reason I gave 2 stars instead of 1 is because at least it w...