Crab Bisque

Crab Bisque
  • 8 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 0:45 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    butter

  • 1

    fennel bulb, coarsely choppe or 625 mL of celery, chopped

  • 1

    onion

  • 2

    carrots

  • 2

    tomatoes, cubed

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    fresh parsley

  • To taste, Salt and pepper

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    dry white wine, optional

  • 2 1/2 cups
    (615 mL)

    chicken broth

  • 250 g

    crab meat

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    10% cream

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    cognac, optional

Preparation

Sauté the fennel or celery, onion, carrots and tomatoes in butter. Cook 3 minutes. Add the parsley, salt and pepper.

If white wine used, pour it over the vegetables and cook on high until all the liquid has evaported, approx. 5 to 7 minutes.

Add the chicken stock and cook until the vegetables are tender, approx. 20 minutes.

Add the crab meat, cream and cognac if desired.

Reheat and pour into a blender or food processor. Purée.

Serve with cheese shortbread.

Source: Metro

Wine and meal pairing

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Delicate and light
These dry, more delicate wines stand out with their pale colour, simple fruit aromas, and the sensation of freshness their acidity brings forth.
Product category: white wine.

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