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Shrimp-Asparagus Soup (05.15.15)

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Step 1 – Place In Medium Size Pot

  • 1 Bunch of Asparagus-Cut off stock ends and place in pan. Set aside the tops.
  • ½ Onion-Chopped
  • 1 tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsps. Of Chicken Demi
  • 1 Quart of water

Add:

  • dash of Salt and Pepper

Bring ingredients (listed above) to a boil (approx. 30 minutes)

Step 2 – Add

  • 4 tbsps. Butter
  • 4 tbsps. Flour

Cook until flour is beige and the texture of sand

Step 3 – Saute in Sauce Pan

  • 1 tbsp. of butter
  • ¼ lb. of medium shrimp
  • 2 diced Shallots

Sauté shrimp and shallots in butter, until shrimp turns pink

Step 4

Strain ingredients from step 1 over ingredients in Step 3
Bring to a Boil

Add:

  • 1 Cup heavy cream
  • Asparagus tops (cut into 1in. pieces) (set aside in step 1)

Garnish with:

  • chopped green onions

Add :

  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Serves 4