Shellfish Stock

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Cook Time: 1:30


6 Cups Shrimp Shells or 4 Cups Lobster Shells, Crushed or 4 Cups Crayfish Shells

3 Tbs Vegetable Oil

1/4 Lb Raw Shrimp, Lobster, or Crayfish

1/2 Cup Mirepoix (Celery, Onion, and Carrot Mixture)

1 Tomato, Diced

1/2 Cup White Wine

1 Sachet (Thyme, Bay Leaves, Whole Pepper Corns, Cloves)


1) Saute the shells in oil for 5 minutes, until they turn bright red.

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2) Place all ingredients, including the sauteed shells, in a saucepan and add water to cover by one inch

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3) Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes to 1 hour. Strain.


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