Breton style shellfish and vegetable soup


Breton style shellfish and vegetable soup
For this recipe with marine flavors, we will cook several kinds of shellfish, then add them to small creamed vegetables.
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Last modified on: January 8th 2023

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1 hour 18 min.25 min.1 hour 43 min.
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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Breton style shellfish and vegetable soup : Photo of step #1
Prepare 2 carrots, cut into julienne.

Peel and wash 2 turnips, also cut into julienne.

Prepare and slice 2 shallots.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Prepare and finely chop 1 leek.

Stage 3 - 45 min.
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Cook the mussels, cockles and clams in a marinade, one after the other.

Do not change the cooking water between each.

Let cool and then remove the shells.

Cut the 6 scallops in pieces, without cooking them.

Stage 4
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Set aside half a glass of the cooking juices from the shellfish once all the cooking is done.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Breton style shellfish and vegetable soup : Photo of step #5
In a large saucepan over medium heat add 50 g butter, melt and add the minced shallot, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without browning.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Add all the vegetables, mix, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 or 4 minutes.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Add all the shells...

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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...500 ml liquid cream and the half glass of shellfish juice from step 4.

Stage 9 - 20 min.
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Mix well, lower the heat and let it thicken gently for about 20 minutes uncovered.

Stage 10 - 1 min.
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After this time, check the seasoning, then add the chopped parsley.

Your recipe is ready.

Stage 11
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Serve in a cassolette (small individual pot or ramekin) or classically with a side dish such as rice pilaf for example.
Remarks
The choice of shellfish is very open, use what you find in season.

Same thing for vegetables, follow the seasons and your inspiration.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the refrigerator, protected by a stretch film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3,206 Kcal or 13,423 Kj192 gr131 gr212 gr
160 %74 %12 %32 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
105 Kcal or 440 Kj6 gr4 gr7 gr
5 %2 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
534 Kcal or 2,236 Kj32 gr22 gr35 gr
27 %12 %2 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Mollusc, Milk, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 18.68 €
  • Per person : 3.11 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Broccoli savoury custard, Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, Cocotte eggs with Comté, Scallops with sorrel and Noilly Prat, Pistachio panna cotta with custard, ... All
ClamsClams: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Fillets of sole Dieppoise, ... All
MusselsMussels: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Paella, Normandy seafood stew, Mussels with beurre d'escargot, Curried mussels with cabbage, ... All
CocklesCockles: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tagliatelle with cockles, Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce, Fillets of sole Dieppoise, How to prepare cockles, Fisherman's Ragout, ... All
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