Creamy Shellfish Bisque

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Creamy Shellfish Bisque
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 45 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
For the broth
4 cups
Lobster shell (broken up)
3 tablespoons
1 bunch
Soup greens (chopped)
1 ⅔ cups
1 teaspoon
1
3 sprigs
Plus
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
Lobster paste
cup
¼ cup
2.333 cups
crayfish (peeled, ready-to-cook)
Herbs (to garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oilDill

Preparation steps

1.
Roast the lobster carcasses in olive oil and add the soup greens. Deglaze with the white wine and 1.2 litres water. Add the peppercorns, bay leaves and dill. Bring to the boil and simmer for one hour without a lid.
2.
Sieve the broth, leave to cool and then scoop off the fat.
3.
Melt the butter in a pot, dust with the flour and stir into a roux. Add 800 ml of the broth and mix well using a whisk. Stir in the paste, add the cream and simmer on a medium heat for 10 min. Season with salt and ground black pepper and add the brandy and the crayfish. Heat through and serve sprinkled with herbs.