Seafood Bisque

Seafood Bisque

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byKelly's Resort Hotel & Spa

of Co. Wexford

Bill Kelly is the fourth generation to head up this hotel, and we think it really sums up Rosslare. It has been such an integral part of this beachsid Read More
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Prep Time

30 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

Serves

2-4 People

Ingredients

  • Seafood (Cod, Smoked Haddock, Shrimps, Salmon & Mussels)
  • 4 oz Butter
  • 2 Carrots (diced)
  • ½ medium Onion (roughly chopped)
  • 2 fl oz Brandy
  • 8 fl oz dry White Wine
  • 2 pt Fish Stock Bouquet Garni (made with tarragon, bay leaf and flat-leafed parsley)
  • 5 fl oz Double Cream
  • 2 tbls finely chopped flat-leafed parsley
  • 2 oz uncooked rice

Method

Make fish stock with a few fish bones, trimmings of Veg (carrots, onions, leeks, celery, bay leaf, & Peppercorns).

Simmer for 20 minutes and strain. Put to one side.

Make a small roux (2-oz butter and 2 oz flour mixed together). If roux is hot add cold fish stock.

Add tomato puree. Cut julienne of vegetables (carrots, onions, leeks, & celery).

Sauté in pan and add your pieces of fish, crush some garlic and add dry white wine.

Combine your sauce to pan mix together and simmer.

Season with salt and pepper. Add parsley and chives (cream is optional).

If you want to have smooth bisque put all ingredients into a food processor.

To Serve:

Combine your sauce to pan mix together and simmer. Season with salt and pepper. Add parsley and chives (cream is optional). If you want to have smooth bisque put all ingredients into a food processor.

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