Shrimp Bisque (can be dairy free, too!)

Shrimp Bisque (can Be Dairy Free, Too!)

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Erin Byrnes


I make this with shrimp usually but any fish would be great.


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5 Min
15 Min


  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 Tbsp
    minced garlic, about 2-3 cloves (can substitute onion or shallot)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter (i use earth balance vegan butter spread, dare i say it might even taste more buttery than butter!)
  • 8 oz
    shrimp (about 8 large)
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 c
    plain tomato puree or sauce
  • 1 tsp
    double concentrate tomato paste
  • 1 c
    sweet corn
  • 1 c
    creme fraiche, plain yogurt (for dairy free use plain soy yogurt)

How to Make Shrimp Bisque (can be dairy free, too!)


  1. In medium sauce pot heat oil and butter on low. Let butter melt and add minced garlic. Let garlic sautee until slightly brown. If using onion/shallot sautee until translucent.
  2. Once garlic is browned add shrimp. Brown shrimp on one side and turn. Cook through. Once cooked remove from pot.
  3. Let oil cool in pot then add broth. Let simmer for one minute then add sauce and paste. Whisk to combine.
  4. While broth and sauce are simmering dice up your shrimp. After sauce has simmer for a few minutes add shrimp back and corn. Let come to a low boil then slowly stir in creme or yogurt.
  5. Top with some shredded cheddar or course bread crumbs.

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