Tamarind Shrimp Soup Recipe

Tamarind shrimp soup is a tangy and flavorful dish that combines the sweetness of shrimp with the sourness of tamarind. This Thai-inspired soup is packed with aromatic herbs and spices, creating a delicious and comforting bowl of soup. The tamarind adds a unique tanginess to the broth, while the shrimp provides a delicate seafood flavor. This soup is perfect for those looking for a light and refreshing meal that is both satisfying and full of flavor.

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Ingredients for Tamarind Shrimp Soup Recipe

  • 0.08 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.17 Shallots, Thinly Sliced
  • 0.17 tablespoon Tamarind Paste
  • 0.17 tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • 0.08 tablespoon Sugar
  • 0.33 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.08 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 0.17 tablespoon Lime Juice
  • as needed Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish
  • as needed Sliced Chili Peppers, For Garnish

Directions: Tamarind Shrimp Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat and sauté garlic and shallots until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add tamarind paste, fish sauce, and sugar to the pot, stirring until well combined.
  • STEP 3.Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Add shrimp and cook until they turn pink and opaque, about 3-4 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Stir in lime juice and adjust seasoning with more fish sauce or sugar if desired.
  • STEP 6.Serve the soup hot, garnished with fresh cilantro and sliced chili peppers.
  • STEP 7.Enjoy the tangy and flavorful tamarind shrimp soup!

Cooking Tips

  • For a spicier soup, add a sliced chili pepper or chili flakes to the pot.
  • You can add vegetables like mushrooms, bok choy, or spinach for extra texture and nutrients.
  • If you prefer a thicker soup, dissolve some cornstarch in water and add it to the pot during the simmering process.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftover soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the soup on the stovetop over low heat until warmed through.
  • Serve the tamarind shrimp soup with steamed rice or crusty bread for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
129
calories per serving
6 g Fat8 g Protein10 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    10g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    10g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    37mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    37mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    13mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    23mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    92mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp