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Low Carb Shrimp Bisque

This low carb shrimp bisque has an unbeatable intense flavor.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 368kcal
Author Georgina from


  • 1 lb shrimp shell on, heads removed
  • 2 cups stock or broth fish, chicken or vegetable
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbs tomato puree
  • 4 tbs heavy cream divided
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 tbs brandy optional


  • Place the shrimp, stock, mustard, onion powder, tomato puree and 2 tablespoons of the cream in a large pan.
  • Bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Let cool slightly, then add everything to a blender. Blend until smooth.
  • Press the mixture through a fine sieve.
  • Return the strained soup to the heat and add the remaining cream, brandy (if using), and season with salt and black pepper.
  • Serve when desired temperature has been reached.


Carb count is not precise due to the nature of the recipe.
Best estimation is 4g net carbs per serving (half the recipe).


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 612mg | Sodium: 2665mg | Potassium: 427mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 26.6mg | Calcium: 362mg | Iron: 5.4mg