Great Groceries: Slow Cooker Shrimp Bisque
Slow Cooker Shrimp Bisque
2 Tbsp. butter
2 leeks, sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp. tomato paste
4 cups chicken stock
2 cups water
1 (15 oz.) can diced tomatoes, drained
1 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
1/2 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1 cup dry sherry
1/4 cup flour
1 cup heavy cream
1 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp
1 cup jumbo lump crab
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add leeks, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Transfer mixture to slow cooker.
Add tomato paste, stock, water, tomatoes, Old Bay, sugar, salt, and pepper to slow cooker. Stir to combine.
In a small bowl, mix together sherry and flour until smooth. Stir into a slow cooker. Cook on low for 4 hours or high for 2 hours.
Add heavy cream, shrimp, crab, and parsley. Cook for an additional 15 minutes, until shrimp is cooked through.