Be the MVP of your big game party with this easy recipe for Slow Cooker Shrimp Bisque. Give it the kick that will have them coming back for more with El Yucateco hot sauce!
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The best part of any game, either if you’re tailgating or sitting front row in your living room, is the party! Whether you go all out or just keep it to the couch, you can really score with a recipe like this Slow Cooker Shrimp Bisque that lets your play with the team instead sit on the sidelines! What gives this Cajun favorite its really amazing flavor is El Yucateco.
Bisque has always been one of my favorites. Anytime I can find it on the menu, it’s a must have to order and in my time I’ve enjoyed different recipes made in several different ways (A LOT!) However, with the perfect mix of creamy and smooth with bits of shrimp and the full flavor delivered by El Yucateco, each spoonful of this bisque gives you just what you want and still leaves you wanting more.
With other hot sauces one of the main ingredients is vinegar, but with El Yucateco the pepper is definitely #1! It’s also really versatile for everything from meats to margaritas, especially when there are different levels of heat and pepper blends available at Walmart!
If you really like to give it some heat with a smokey flavor without the sweetness of chipotle, try the El Yucateco Black Label Reserve Hot Sauce!
Just like NOLA, there’s a party in every bite of this Slow Cooker Shrimp Bisque!
And since you aren’t spending time cooking for your big game party, you can actually add a little fun to your Mardi Gras party as easy as a few beads, masks and even just a little zydeco music will get everyone moving! If you are tailgating or hosting your shindig outdoors, El Yucateco has you covered with a whole line of fun gear in the El Yucateco Store where you’ll find some really cool gear from board shorts for the summer, hoodies for the winter and many shirts for your any kind of party you’re going to!
So ready to see how easy it is to get your party started?Print
Slow Cooker Shrimp Bisque
Make this creole favorite made easy with the slow cooker!
- 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined, chopped chunky
- 4 c. seafood stock (you can make this fresh or pick up at the grocery already made)
- 3 tbsp butter
- 4 tbsp El Yucateco hot sauce
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- ⅓ cup tomato paste
- 1 14 oz can petite diced tomatoes
- ¼ cup dry sherry
- 1½ cups corn
- 2 tsp old bay seasoning
- 2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- 1 cup heavy cream
- Melt butter in a large saute pan over medium-low heat. (My slow cooker lets you do all of this in the same pot.)
- Add onions, garlic and saute until tender.
- Add mixture mixture to the slow cooker.
- Add tomato paste, diced tomatoes, 2 tbsps of El Yucateco, sherry, seafood stock, corn, old bay, salt, and pepper combining together.
- Then whisk in the cornstarch.
- Cook on low for 3.5 hours or high for 1.5 hours.
- Meanwhile add remaining El Yucateco to shrimp and allow to marinate.
- At this point, either choose a smooth bisque or a chunkier version. To smooth, use an emulsifier. (I prefer a combination with a creamy version with a few chunks!
- Next add heavy cream and shrimp to finish the bisque heating the shrimp until it is pink (don’t overcook.)
- This should be approximately another 30 minutes in the slow cooker.
- Finish with a little more El Yucateco and serve with a crusty bread!
- Make sure to taste test the El Yucateco as you go to modify the heat level!
It’s that easy to get that flavor-packed bowl of Shrimp Bisque made in the slow cooker!
How do you add a little zip to your BIG GAME Party? Score with El Yucateco!
Robin (Masshole Mommy) says
That sounds perfect for a chilly winter night. I can’t wait to try it.
Gloria @ Homemade & Yummy says
This looks great. Love the heat in this dish. Slow cookers are awesome…and create awesome dishes.
Rebecca Bryant says
This sound so good and perfect fro cool winter nights. So warm and satisfying.
Nice! I haven’t tried making a seafood bisque before. I love shrimp!
Dawn Lopez says
Nothing better in the winter than a slow cooker full of hot comforting soup! This recipe looks delish because I adore seafood. Thanks for sharing. 🙂
I am not sure if my kids would eat something like this, but I so would! Looks like a nice food to eat up, and I love shrimp flavor always!
Oh my goodness, I am drooling. I love bisque and have never had shrimp bisque. It sounds and looks amazing. Thanks for sharing.
Katie @ Huff 'n Puff to Buff 'n Tough says
This dish sounds perfect right about now! It looks amazing! Thank you for sharing this recipe! I’m going to have to give it a try.
Heather lawrence says
Passing this on to my girlfriend! Her husband LOVES shrimp and she is looking for new ways to serve him his favourite food.
laura londergan says
I have never had this before but I like shrimp. I like bisque – so this I need to try! 😉
I love a good shrimp bisque! I haven’t made any myself. I am going to try your recipe!
Mama to 5 BLessings says
I love lobster but never had it in a bisque. This sounds like a great recipe, perfect for the winter.
Shelley Zurek says
Just the fact that I can make this soup in the slow cooker had me inspired. The El Yucateco hot sauce seems like the finishing touch.
Ann Bacciaglia says
I am always looking for new slow cooker recipes. This looks so delicious and easy to make. I will have to get the ingredients i need to make it on the weekend.
I love adding heat to my food. This looks really tasty!
Myrah Duque says
YUM! That’s a touch down alright! We use Yucateo in many of our recipes, so tasty!
This would have been great for the big game! I’ve never had anything like this before. I do like spicy foods, so I’m sure I would like this too.
Liz Mays says
I totally love the bit of hot sauce in there. This would be totally chowed down on over here.
I know this shrimp bisque would make for a delicious meal that my family would really enjoy. I like how you also can control the heat level too.
Carol Bryant says
Aye aye aye that El Yucateco is something my wife would love to try: She loves hot and spicy toppings.
My daughter in law loves soup. I wonder if she’d like to try this one when she’s visiting? I’ll have to give it a try.
Mistee Dawn says
Yum! That looks amazing! My hubby loves hot sauce, so I know he will love this!
Jody Smith says
I never thought to do shrimp in a slow cooker! I would love to try this, it really looks very delicious!
Amy D says
I am such a huge fan of shrimp! I had no idea you could make a bisque out of it! YUM!
this looks great. i love hot sauce so it is a def must try. thanks so much for sharing.