Shrimp And Potato Soup Recipe

Introduction

If you’re a seafood lover, shrimp and potato soup is a must-try recipe. With its flavorful ingredients and easy preparation, it’s a fantastic choice for a quick and filling meal. Give this recipe a try and enjoy a delicious bowl of soup!

Shrimp potato soup by stu_spivak is licensed under (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Quick Highlights:

Main ingredients – Potatoes, shrimp, celery, bay leaf and heavy cream

Time – 40 mins {Preparation time – 10 mins, cooking time – 30 mins}; Servings – 5

Nutrients –  Rich in protein, vitamin B12, vitamin C, minerals, and fibre

Ingredients

IngredientsQuantity
1. Shrimp1 lb.
2. Chicken or vegetable broth4 cups
3. Potatoes4 (medium)
4. Onion1
5. Garlic2 cloves
6. Celery stalks2
7. Dried thyme1 teaspoon
8. Bay leaf1
9. Heavy cream1 cup
10. SaltAdd to taste
11. Black pepperAdd to tase

Preparation of the ingredients

Peel and devein the shrimps

Peel and dice the potatoes

Dice celery stalks

Preparing the soup

1.  In a large pot, add broth, potatoes, onion, garlic, thyme, and bay leaf. Boil the veggies  and then simmer for about 20 minutes.

2.  Add the shrimp and celery to the pot. Cook the shrimp until they are fully done and pink.

3.  Remove the bay leaf and add the heavy cream. Heat the soup over medium heat until heated through.

4.  Serve hot and flavor with salt & pepper to taste.

Variations on the recipe

1.  For a spicier soup, add diced jalapeño or red pepper flakes.

2.  Vegetables such as corn, green beans, or peas can be used as alternatives or as additives.

3.  For a lighter soup, use half-and-half instead of heavy cream.

4.  Add chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley or chives, for extra flavor.

Nutritional Information:

One serving of shrimp and potato soup (1/6th of the recipe) contains approximately:

1.      Calories: 220 kcal

2.      Fat: 9g

3.      Carbohydrates: 21g

4.      Fiber: 2g

5.      Protein: 14g

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