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Portuguese Shrimp Soup Recipe

Portuguese Shrimp Soup Recipe

Posted in: Soups / Stews
Feb 11, 2016
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400 g shrimp 30/40 (peeled)1 fresh piri piri pepper½ lemonolive oil300 g of stale bread3 seafood Knorr cubes

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  1. Season the shrimp with salt and add the pepper, cleaned of seeds and chopped into pieces and drizzle with lemon juice and a little olive oil.
  2. Break the bread into small pieces into a bowl.
  3. Dissolve the seafood Knorr cubes in boiling water, pour over the bread and let it absorb the liquid.
  4. Heat about 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan, add the cloves of garlic untill  they start to brown, than add the well drained shrimp and fry them for 2-3 minutes. Remove the shrimp and put it in the bowl with the marinade and set aside.
  5. Pour 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1-2 in the pan and add the well soaked bread.
  6. Simmer, stirring constantly, until the bread soup lock into consistency.
  7. Take a few shrimp for decoration and add the rest to the bread soup. Add a handful of chopped coriander and mix well.
  8. Divide the bread soup for 4 soup plates, open a cavity in half and place one yolk on each. Garnish with the reserved shrimp and serve immediately.
  9. When on the table, mix the yolks with the bread soup.
  • Tip: Freeze the egg whites for future use.
Recipe & Photo Credit: knorr.pt
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