Seafood Bisque with Crab and Shrimp Recipe


Imagine cozying up with a warm bowl of seafood bisque on a chilly evening, the rich aroma filling your kitchen as you prepare to treat yourself to something truly special. That's the magic of homemade seafood bisque, a dish that's as comforting as it is luxurious. 

This seafood bisque isn't just a dish – it's a labor of love, a testament to the joys of good food and good company. With every spoonful, you'll taste the ocean's bounty, the warmth of the kitchen, and the satisfaction of a meal well made. It's comfort food at its finest, a hug in a bowl that'll warm you from the inside out.

Today, let's embark on a culinary adventure and learn how to create a sumptuous seafood bisque featuring succulent crab and shrimp, perfect for sharing with loved ones or enjoying as a solo indulgence.


  • 1 pound of lump crab meat
  • 1/2 pound of tender shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 tablespoons of butter (because everything's better with butter!)
  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped celery (for that satisfying crunch)
  • 1/2 cup of finely chopped carrot (because veggies deserve to shine too)
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced (for that irresistible aroma)
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour (for that perfect silky texture)
  • 4 cups of seafood or chicken broth (to elevate the flavor)
  • 1 cup of heavy cream (because why skimp on the richness?)
  • 1/4 cup of dry sherry (for a touch of sophistication)
  • 2 bay leaves (for a hint of herbal goodness)
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika (for a subtle kick)
  • Salt and pepper to taste (because seasoning is key)
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (because presentation matters)


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