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Bisque soup with shrimp and finocchio

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Bisque soup with shrimp and finocchio


  • Peel the shrimp and put the shells, tails and heads in a bowl. Put the shrimps in another bowl.
  • Place a pot over high heat and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the shells, tails and heads and sauté for 5 minutes until they turn bright orange.
  • Thinly slice the onion, one finocchio and carrots. Add them to the pot and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Deglaze pot with white wine and brandy. Lower heat and cook until all of the alcohol evaporates. Add the chopped tomatoes, water, bouillon cube and paprika. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Remove pot from heat and beat with an immersion blender, until the shells dissolve.
  • Pass the soup through a strainer with small holes and press down on the shells until all of the liquid is removed. Transfer soup to a clean pot.
  • Place the pot over high heat. As soon as the mixture starts to boil, add the rice. Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes, until the rice softens.
  • Heat the remaining olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Thinly slice the remaining finocchio and add to the pan along with the shrimp for 3-4 minutes, until the finocchio is golden and the shrimp are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper and remove pan from heat.
  • Serve bisque in serving bowls and top with shrimp and coconut cream.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
15 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
8 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
6 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
12 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
11 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
52 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
20 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
16 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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