Shrimp Soup with Tomatoes

Recipe from Anastasia Odobescu
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Shrimp Soup with Tomatoes
 
Cooking time: 45 min
Servings 4
This is a classic simple soup for seafood lovers who don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen yet still want a flavourful and satiating meal. This Shrimp Soup requires a minimal amount of ingredients and almost no effort (unless your patience gets thin while removing the shrimp shells…in that case, invite someone over to help, and don’t forget to thank them with a portion of the soup!). Let us help you make yourself a lovely meal with this recipe!

Ingredients
servings

  • Fresh shrimp
    500 g.
  • Water
    1,2 liters
  • Onion
    2 pcs.
  • Butter
    2 tbsp.
  • Tomatoes
    2 pcs.
  • Tomato pulp
    1 tbsp.
  • Flour
    4 tbsp.
  • Salt&Pepper
    to taste
  • Fresh parsley
    4 sprigs
  • Hot sauce
    to taste

Nutrition facts per serving

  • Calories

    158 kcal

  • Protein

    18 g

  • Fat

    4.3 g

  • Carbohydrates

    11 g

Method

  • Boil salted water in a saucepan and cook the raw shrimp for about 5 minutes. When draining the shrimp, make sure to save the water/broth in which they boiled for later. Remove the shells from the shrimp and save the peelings.

  • Saute diced onion in melted butter in a pot, then add the peeled shrimp. Pour crushed tomatoes or tomato pulp and sprinkle flour on top for a thicker texture. Add salt and pepper in preferred amounts. When the soup gets too dense, mix in some of the water/broth you saved earlier and let it simmer until the consistency becomes velvety.

  • Strain the soup and incorporate the cooked shrimp cut into smaller pieces, reserving some whole pieces for decoration.

  • Fry some slices of bread in olive oil and garnish with sprigs of parsley. Upon serving, place the whole shrimp in the bowl of soup as decoration and enjoy your meal!

Tips

  • If you want to save some time, you can buy peeled shrimp/without shells from your local grocery store.

Bon Appetit!

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