Elegant Seafood Bisque

2019-02-02T23:50:46-06:00February 3rd, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

Author: Mike Payne

Source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/elegant-seafood-bisque/

Elegant Seafood Bisque

Prep/Total Time: 30 min. Makes: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts)


  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 cans 15 ounces each tomato sauce
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 1 cup white wine or additional broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup uncooked medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup frozen uncooked lobster chunks thawed
  • Additional chopped basil


  1. In a Dutch oven, saute onion and garlic in 3 tablespoons oil until tender. Stir in flour until blended; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in broth and bouillon. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Stir in the tomato sauce, juice, wine, basil, salt and pepper. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add cream; heat through (do not boil).
  3. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook shrimp and lobster in remaining oil until shrimp turn pink, about 5 minutes. Add to soup. Garnish servings with additional basil.

Recipe Notes

254 calories 16 grams of fat 7 grams of saturated fat 70 milligrams of cholesterol 1107 milligrams of sodium 14 grams of carbohydrates 4 grams of sugar 1 gram of fiber 10 grams of protein.