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Can I freeze Shrimp Bisque?

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DaisyM Oct 19, 2008 08:45 AM

I'm wondering if the additional chunks of shrimp that I put in it will turn to goop when I defrost it in the microwave. Your thoughts would be appreciated. Thank you.

  1. EWSflash Oct 19, 2008 09:11 AM

    Well, I wouldn't try it, but hopefully we'll hear from somebody who's tried it, for better or worse.

    1. chef chicklet Oct 19, 2008 09:32 AM

      Rather than mw, can you reheat in a small pot? Or is this for the office. If so, what I'd do is reheat like I suggested and bring it with me that way. Besides the microwave doesn't warm,or thaw all that evenly, your shrimp could get rubbery.

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        DaisyM Oct 19, 2008 11:55 AM

        Do you think it would be okay if I defrosted overnight in the fridge and then heated in a pot? I'm just trying to stock the freezer with lots of different kinds of soups. So far, lentil, mushroom, and chicken have worked perfectly.

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          chef chicklet Oct 20, 2008 11:51 AM

          Actually, no matter where you thaw it is fine, it is the reheating that will matter the most, Gently warm, no bringing the soup to a boil.

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        mpalmer6c Oct 20, 2008 02:08 PM

        Sure; you can buy it frozen on the web. Yes, it would be best to thaw overnight in the fridge so the shrimp heat evenly.

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