Soupe aux Écrevisses

Shrimp Soup

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About

Ingredients

  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced

Method

  1. Sauté leeks ( for cleaning them), onions, garlic, and carrots in butter until lightly browned. Stir in flour. Add bay leaf, parsley, and thyme. Add wine, clam juice, water, Cognac, and salt. Add the shrimp and bring to a boil. Turn off heat and let stand about 8 minutes. Remove shrimp. Shell when cool enough to handle. Put the shells