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How to Prepare Delicious Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Bacon and Shrimp

Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Bacon and Shrimp – This recipe is best for when you have no idea what to cook. You can cook Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Bacon and Shrimp using 16 ingredients and 16 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Bacon and Shrimp

  1. You need 5 medium of potatoes.
  2. You need 1 stick of butter.
  3. You need 1/2 cup of cream.
  4. You need 2 cup of milk.
  5. It’s 3 tbsp of flour.
  6. It’s 1/2 lb of cheese.
  7. It’s 3 of green onions.
  8. You need 5 slice of bacon.
  9. You need 10 large of shrimp.
  10. Prepare 1 of sour cream (optional).
  11. You need 2 tbsp of bacon drippings.
  12. Prepare 1 of salt to taste.
  13. Prepare 1 of pepper.
  14. It’s 1 of old bay seasoning.
  15. You need 1 of essence of emril seasoning (optionl).
  16. Prepare 1/2 tsp of lemon juice.

Loaded Baked Potato Soup with Bacon and Shrimp Step By Step

  1. preheat oven to 400°F
  2. scrub potatoes and prick skin with a fork
  3. bake potatoes until tender, about 30 mins
  4. bake bacon slices in the oven until crisp.
  5. place stick of butter in heavy bottom pot and add flour makong a roux. make sure not to let it get any color.
  6. whisk in cream and let cook until it thickens
  7. add milk and let it thicken just a little bit more then add all cheese.
  8. whisk mixture until the cheese is melts. mixture should be smooth, NO LUMPS
  9. add 2 tablespoons of bacon drippings to the soup and stir.
  10. add 2 tablespoons butter to a pan and sautée shrimp using old bay and essence for seasoning.
  11. add salt and pepper to taste to cheese mixture
  12. cut potatoes lenthwise and scoop out pulp placing in soup.
  13. with a potato masher carefully mash potatoes leaving some lumps.
  14. crumble bacon
  15. Once the soup is done place in bowl using various toppings. Shrimp, bacon, green onions, extra cheese and sour cream
  16. ENJOY!!!