Shrimp Bisque (can be dairy free, too!)

Shrimp Bisque (can Be Dairy Free, Too!) Recipe

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Erin Byrnes


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
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!)


  • 1In 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.
  • 2Once garlic is browned add shrimp. Brown shrimp on one side and turn. Cook through. Once cooked remove from pot.
  • 3Let oil cool in pot then add broth. Let simmer for one minute then add sauce and paste. Whisk to combine.
  • 4While 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.
  • 5Top with some shredded cheddar or course bread crumbs.

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About Shrimp Bisque (can be dairy free, too!)

Course/Dish: Soups, Fish Soups, Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Free, #easy, #shrimp, #dairy