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Easy Shrimp Bisque

Easy Shrimp Bisque
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  1. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Season shrimp with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, tossing occasionally, until opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes; transfer to plate. [need timer]
  3. Add the brandy to the pan, then the tomato soup and the heavy cream, and simmer until heated through and slightly thickened, 4 to 5 minutes. [need timer]
  4. Ladle the soup into bowls and top with the shrimp and the chives.
By April, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 511Calories From Fat 241
  • Fat 27g
  • Sat Fat 16g
  • Cholesterol 261mg
  • Sodium 1,627mg
  • Protein 28g
  • Carbohydrate 37g
  • Sugar 20g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 4mg
  • Calcium 100mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Wilted Greens
Make it a meal: Serve with greens tossed with mixed herbs (parsley, dill, tarragon, basil, chives), olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

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