Crab and Oyster Bisque

French dinner ready in 20 minutes! Crab and oyster come together in this tasty bisque made using Gold Medal® all-purpose flour.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
shallots, finely chopped
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
bottle (8 oz) clam juice
1
cup dry white wine
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
quart (4 cups) whipping cream
1
container (12 oz) fresh oysters, drained
1
lb fresh lump crabmeat
Oyster crackers, if desired
Chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Cook garlic and shallots in butter, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add clam juice and wine; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • 2 Stir in Worcestershire sauce, Cajun seasoning, pepper and whipping cream. Cook until thoroughly heated, about 10 minutes. Stir in oysters and crabmeat; cook just until edges of oysters curl. Serve with oyster crackers; sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

Fresh shucked oysters should be plump, uniform in size, fresh smelling and packaged in clear oyster liquor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
362
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
35%
(Saturated Fat
22g,
22%
),
Sodium
219mg
219%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 7 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.