Crab and Shrimp Seafood Bisque

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  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces of crab meat
  • 4 to 8 ounces small cooked shrimp or other seafood
  • 2 tablespoon sherry wine* (Optional; especially if a child is going to be eating this.)


Step 1: Use a sieve to sift the flour. Mix this into the butter and vegetables until well combined. Cook and stir for about 2 minutes.

Step 2: In another saucepan, warm the milk over medium heat.

Step 3: Stir the warmed milk slowly and continue to cook while stirring until the milk has thickened.

Step 4: Stir in the freshly ground black pepper, tomato paste, then, the heavy cream.

Step 5: You can puree the soup if desired using a blender or a food processor. Then, pour it back into the saucepan.

Step 6: Add in the crab, shrimp, and the sherry. Stir and bring to a simmer.

Step 7: Serve immediately. Enjoy!

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