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"Light" Crab Bisque
 
  • This recipe uses rice as a thickening agent, replacing most of the butter,cream, and flour in a traditional bisque.
  • You can use whatever seafood you like, crab, shrimp or lobster.

Ingredients
  • 6 cups fish stock (available @ Dirk's)
  • 4 cups shrimp or lobster stock( available @ Dirk's)
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes
  • 1 cups onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup arborio rice
  • 2 pounds crab meat (use clawmeat or "special" crabmeat for the most economical choice).
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup of white wine

       

Directions
  • Saute onions in butter until tender, about 4 to 6 minutes.
  • Add diced tomatoes
  • Add both stocks to pot and bring to a simmer.
  • Add rice to stock mixture. Stir and continue cooking on medium heat until rice is tender.
  • With a stick blender, puree mixture.
  • Add all other ingredients to pot. Stir and bring back to a simmer..
  • Serves 8 to 10 people
  • Cooked lobster or shrimp work equally well with this recipe.
  • Enjoy!
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