The luscious flavors of coconut milk broth in this spicy coconut shrimp soup! It’s going to be a family favorite that’s ready in less than 30!
How to Make Shrimp Soup
Oh, this recipe will show you just how easy it is to make shrimp soup! This spicy coconut shrimp soup is perfect for a weeknight because it comes together quickly!
Inspiration for new recipes, where does it come from? For me, it’s various venues. But, first and foremost, I’m thinking healthy. Putting ‘junk’~things like empty calories, highly processed ingredients into my body or that of anyone who pulls up a seat in my kitchen or at my table, isn’t my idea of love. And, for me, that’s what food is, an expression of the love I’m sharing with others.
While there’s the ‘farm to table’ push, my idea of good eats is what I call ‘close to the earth’ eating. There are lots of websites, like Ally’s Kitchen, that help promote healthy eating or recipes and lifestyles, and one that I find cool is ALOHA. Check ’em out! You’ll find useful ideas that can spark a ‘closes to the earth’ trend for you!
Coconut Milk Shrimp Soup
The coconut shrimp soup has a richness from the coconut milk, Make sure you use the unsweetened coconut milk! All you want is the healthiness of this milk.
Of course another thing that sparks inspiration for me with cooking is just being at the market and strolling along the aisles. Quite often, it’s when I’m in the grocery store shopping and see specials, mark downs, or good buys on things that I’d always love to have, but refrain from until just the right timing. That’s the case with this soup, of course, I love shrimp, but it’s kinda pricey, so when I saw some big beautiful tail-on fresh shrimp on sale, I whisked them into my cart!
Shrimp and Coconut Milk Soup
Shrimp and coconut go together well. Fried coconut shrimp was one of my boys’ favorite dishes growing up and even now as adults. And, having some of those same flavors in a soup is an added bonus.
Coconut Shrimp Soup
Coconut shrimp soup can be spicy or mild depending upon your palate. If you want to reduce the amount of red curry paste to a teaspoon or two, do so. And, if you find you want more kick, just add more of the red paste or red chili flakes.
Thai Coconut Shrimp Soup
Thai coconut shrimp soup if known for its spiciness. I loved eating this soup even for breakfast when I was in Thailand because it makes you wake up real fast when you have that kick of heat!
Shrimp Soup Recipe
Making something really different and special with the shrimp, and keeping that shrimp healthy is how this shrimp soup recipe came about.
And, if you want to try a few more of my amazing soups and recipes with shrimp then here are some of my faves!
I assure you that this is fabulously boholicious soup. In fact, I just about put away the whole pot myself, and there wasn’t one iota of guilt because I knew I was eating healthy! ~peace & coconut luv~ ally
In a large heavy pot over medium heat, put the coconut oil, shallots and garlic, Sauté for about 3 minutes stirring so as not to burn. Add the celery, curry paste, cumin, salt, chili flakes, chicken broth, shrimp broth and coconut milk, blend and cook about 10 minutes. Add the shrimp, turn the heat to medium high and cook about 5 minutes. If you want to add more shrimp, corn or red roasted peppers to your soup, it's perfectly fine. I think you could add up to an extra pound of shrimp to make it more shrimppppeeee!
Add the corn and red peppers, cover and cook another about 5-8 minutes on medium, stirring occasionally. Drizzle in the corn starch slurry mixture just to thicken slightly, blend well.
Reduce heat to simmer, cover and let the soup ‘rest’ 5-10 minutes. Add the parsley when ready to serve.
In a large heavy pot over medium heat, put the coconut oil, shallots and garlic, Sauté for about 3 minutes stirring so as not to burn.
Add the celery, curry paste, cumin, salt, chili flakes, chicken broth, shrimp broth and coconut milk, blend and cook about 10 minutes.
Add the shrimp, turn the heat to medium high and cook about 5 minutes.
If you want to add more shrimp, corn or red roasted peppers to your soup, it's perfectly fine. I think you could add up to an extra pound of shrimp to make it more shrimppppeeee!