Crab Bisque with Sherry

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe has been taste tested; and I have adopted it.
It's hearty and and good - this can be used as a main dish. or serve for lunch with with crackers or rolls. Or team it up with a small salad or sandwich. This is a successful main dish bisque. So glad I found you.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    flour
  • 5 c
    warm cream or milk
  • 1/4 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 lb
    crabmeat, flaked, picked (can use canned crab)
  • 1
    egg yolk, beaten
  • ·
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    sherry, at room temperature
  • ·
    lightly salted whipped cream
  • ·
    paprika

How to Make Crab Bisque with Sherry

Step-by-Step

  1. Sauté the shallots in the butter in the top of a
    double boiler over direct heat until very soft but not browned.
    Stir in flour; add the warm cream or milk slowly, stirring as you add.
    Place over simmering water, add Worcestershire sauce, pepper and crab meat .
    Let cook stirring frequently, over simmering water for 15-20 minutes. Cover and keep warm, stirring occasionally. Turn off heat.
    Add beaten egg to warm mixture. Season to taste with salt .
    Slowly add sherry just before serving.
    Ladle soup into warm soup bowls.
    Top each serving with a dollop of whipped cream , or sprinkle with paprika or chopped chives or Old Bay spice. Very good.
    ---
    You may want to try this too:
    Frosted Tomato Crab Bisque:
    Just add to the above recipe:
    10 oz. can cream of tomato soup, undiluted and
    1 teaspoon groud marjoram
    Add to all ingredients in the above recipe.Then chill for 2 hours.

Printable Recipe Card

About Crab Bisque with Sherry

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: French
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



Show 5 Comments & Reviews

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes

7 Feel-Better Homemade Chicken Soup Recipes


Homemade chicken noodle soup can fix anything. When sick, it speeds up the healing process. Want something satisfying on a cold day? Chicken soup will warm ya right up. Traditional chicken soup is made from chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and vegetables like carrots, celery, and onion. Noodles, spices, and other ingredients can be added […]

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes

32 Leftover Turkey Recipes


Leftovers are one of our top 5 favorite things about Thanksgiving! From sandwiches to casseroles to soups, turkey leftover recipes are a delicious tradition we love partaking in. Don’t settle for the same boring ideas. Check out these 32 turkey leftover recipes that might just be better than Thanksgiving dinner.

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love

25 French Toast Recipes Your Family Will Love


Perfect for the holidays or for a random Saturday morning, french toast is a family favorite. What can be better than bread dipped in egg and pan-fried to golden brown perfection? Oh yeah – changing it up! By adding fruit, turning it into a casserole, or combining other favorite breakfasts (like cinnamon rolls), the possibilities […]