Creamy Shrimp Soup
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If you’ve made our delicious Cast Iron Creamy Chicken recipe then chances are you’ve got some sauce leftover. Well, hopefully you have. That sauce is so delicious it is so easy to mop it all up with some crusty bread. So, if you do have leftovers, we’ve got you covered with this delicious Creamy Shrimp Soup dish

That delicious, velvety mushroom sauce is just so packed full of flavor. There really is not much you need to do to create this dish. All the beautiful flavors have been created and concentrated into that lovely sauce. What we’re doing here is simply re-using it with a different, yet equally tasty protein – some beautiful Shrimp

Any type of Shrimp will do for this recipe. We’ve used Tiger Shrimp for this dish however whatever good quality Shrimp your local fishmonger or supermarket has will suffice. You can even use pre-cooked Shrimp if you like. Just reduce the overall cooking time and add the Shrimp at the very end just to heat it up

Finally, get yourself some delicious, crusty bread to mop up all that amazing sauce. Home baked is best of course, but some nice crusty Sourdough from your local bakery will work too. Dip it into that sauce and enjoy!

Recipe Details

Servings

2 people

Prep time

15 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes

Total time

25 minutes

Creamy Shrimp Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • Leftover Sauce from Cast Iron Creamy Chicken recipe (link here)
  • 8 – 10 Shrimp
  • 1 Loaf crusty Sourdough Bread

Instructions

Creamy Shrimp Soup Close Up
This delicious Creamy Shrimp Soup is a perfect lunch, snack or even dinner
  1. Begin by preparing your Shrimp. If you are using whole, uncooked Shrimp then begin by removing the head then peeling the shell away from the flesh. Be sure to keep the tail intact
  2. Next, devein the Shrimp by carefully pulling out the black vein that will be sticking out from where the head was removed from the Shrimp. Remove the vein and discard then you’re Shrimp are ready to cook. We have a great video below on how to devein Shrimp
  3. Place the Sauce in a medium saucepan and heat over medium / low heat. Once the sauce is warm (about 5 minutes) place your Shrimp into the Sauce and cook for about 5 minutes until the Shrimp turn white
  4. Pour into individual bowls and serve alongside the Crusty Bread. If you like you can also garnish the Soup with some fresh herbs like Parsley, Cilantro or Chopped Chives

Deveining the Shrimp is one of those annoying tasks that needs to be done in the kitchen. If you are lucky enough to have a fish monger who will devein the Shrimp for you then definitely do that. If not, we’ve got you covered! We’ve created this simple video on deveining Shrimp on our YouTube channel:

Simple video demonstrating How to Devein Shrimp.

That’s all there is to it. The Sauce is already quite well seasoned so there is no need to really add anything to it. You may find that the Sauce has intensified in flavor since you’ve made the Creamy Chicken dish. If so, you can always adjust the seasoning with a little bit of Lemon Juice to get the sauce to your preferred flavor profile. Happy cooking!

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