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Shrimp Bisque - Zero Food Waste

Stick and Ladle


  • 1 cup shrimp heads and shells
  • 8 pcs or more shrimps (heads and shells removed)
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 bayleaf
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • half lemon (lemon juice)
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest 
  • parsely
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar (optional)


  1. Heat pan and fry shrimps until cooked. Set aside.
  2. Add more oil in the pan and add shrimps head and shell until it turns into orange. Add garlic, and onion. Stir until tender. 
  3. Add bayleaf, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, black pepper powder, sugar, tomato paste and stir. 
  4. Pour the chicken stock. Cover, simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. After 10 minutes, let it cool a bit then blend all until broken up completely. 
  6. Pass mixture into the seive.
  7. In a pan, pour the mixture and in a low heat pour the cream. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  8. Add cooked shrimps and sprinkle parsely.