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creamy crawfish bisque

a recipe by
Sheri Raleigh-Yearby
Waco, TX

Velvety smooth Crawfish Bisque! Can be prepared with lobster tails as well.

serves 8-10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy crawfish bisque

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 bunch
    green onion
  • 1 c
    onions, diced
  • 1 c
    red bell pepper
  • 3 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 3 c
    half and half
  • 2 c
    chicken or seafood stock
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 lb
    crawfish tails
  • 1 Tbsp
    creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1
    thyme, leaves
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1
    lemon zest, grated

How To Make creamy crawfish bisque

  • 1
    Saute diced onion, red bell pepper, and green onions in melted butter until soft. Add Crawfish tails and simmer, remove from heat.
  • 2
    Add in tomato paste and stock, whisk together well. Slowly add heavy whipping cream, half and half while whisking on low heat.
  • 3
    Add Crawfish mixture and seasonings. Simmer and stir until mixture is thickened. Serve with lemon zest and a side of french bread for dipping! Tres Bien!

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