Shrimp and Crab Bisque

Course : Bisques
Serves: 4
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A full flavored soup that combines crab and shrimp beautifully! This addition of white wine gives it a lovely mellow flavor.Garnish with chopped chives and serve with a crisp salad and good bread, and you'll have a royal meal.


2 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon powder
2 tablespoons chopped onion
1 1/2 cups half-and-half
1/2 pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined
1/2 pound crabmeat
1/2 cup white wine

Preparation / Directions:

1. In a 2 quart saucepan, melt butter and stir in flour , salt , white pepper , bouillon granules, onion, and half of the half-and-half.

2. Add shrimp and crab meat; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until it thickens. Stir in remaining half and half and wine. Serve hot.


Nutritional Information:

Calories: 322, Total Fat: 17.6g, Cholesterol: 171mg, Sodium: 860mg, Total Carbohydrates: 8.5g, Dietary Fiber: 0.2g, Protein: 26.6g

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