*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Cream of Shrimp Soup
 
 Recipe By     : bjs
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Food Processor Cooking           Main Dishes
                 Seafood                          Soups & Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoons   butter
    1      medium        onion -- finely chopped
    1      medium        potato -- finely cubed
    2      pounds        shrimp -- peeled and deveined
    2      cups          heavy cream
    1                    bay leaf -- crumbled
    1      tablespoon    parsley -- chopped
    2                    carrot -- finely chopped
    1      tablespoon    Worcestershire sauce
    1      cup           dry white wine
      1/2  tablespoon    dried thyme
    1      cup           water
           dash          hot sauce
                         salt and pepper -- to taste
 
 In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add carrots, onion, 
 celery and potato and saute until the onion is translucent 2-3 minutes. Add 
 white wine, water, cream, thyme, bay leaf and all but a handful of shrimp. Bring 
 to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer gently for 20 minutes. In small 
 batches, puiree in a food processor. Return soup to the pan and season with 
 salt, pepper, hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Cut the remaining shrimp into 
 small chunks and add to the soup. Simmer gently until cooked through, 2-3 
 minutes. Garnish with parsley.
 
 
 
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