Seafood Corn Bisque (Feeds 5)

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This is my all time favorite soup recipe! This was my first time making and it was extremely delicious! I hope y’all enjoy it as much as I did!

Ingredients: 

  • 1 tbsp - Chili powder

  • 1 - Green onion (chopped)

  • Parsley (for garnish)

  • 6 tbsp - butter/margarine

  • 6 tbsp - tomato sauce

  • 1 bag - Medium-sized shrimp or bay scallops

  • 4 - Potatoes(Diced) or 1/2 bag of Potato Gnocchi

  • 1 tbsp - All purpose Flour

  • 1 can of cream style corn

  • 1/2 can of sweet corn or 1/2 bag of steamable frozen corn

  • 3 oz of cream cheese

  • 3 1/2 cups - Heavy cream or half and half

  • 6 tbsps - Sherry cooking Wine

  • 1 tbsp - Garlic Powder

  • 1 tbsp - Onion powder

  • 1 - 2 tbsp - sugar

  • 1 teaspoon - Black pepper

  • Kosher salt

  • Old Bay

  • Olive oil

  • Seafood of choice (scallops, shrimp, lump crab meat)

Instructions:

  1. Dice potatoes into small cubes about 3/4-inch and slice green onions thinly. Add potatoes or potato gnocchi to pot of water. Season with salt to taste.

  2. Cover pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat (it will take about 10 minutes to reach a boil), once it reaches a boil reduce heat to medium and continue to cook about 15 minutes longer until potatoes are very soft when pierced with a fork.

  3. Season scallops and shrimp lightly with old bay, onion powder, and garlic powder.

  4. Add olive oil or butter to a non-stick skillet and sauté scallops and shrimp on medium heat, browning both sides for 3 minutes each.

  5. Dump the lump crab meat out of the can into a bowl and season with a little old bay and chili powder. Mix well.

  6. In a medium-sized pot, add 2 tbsp of butter and to pan and melt.

  7. Stir flour in to the butter, creating a roux. Continue stirring until melting, then remove from heat.

  8. Boil half and half or heavy cream (if you want a thicker soup) on medium heat and add 1 tbsp of butter/margarine.

  9. Add the remainder seasonings, sugar, tomato sauce, sherry wine, and cream style corn.

  10. Set stove to low-medium. Stir until thickened. Once thickened, add steamed frozen corn or canned corn(drained), shrimp/scallops, green onions and potatoes to soup.

  11. Serve while warm, Enjoy!

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