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How to make Portuguese shrimp bread soup.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Shrimp Bread Soup Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Shrimp Bread Soup Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Fri, Jun 24, 2016
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4 garlic cloves minced4 cups cooking water for the shrimps4 eggs1 lb big shrimp1 small onion, minced1 bunched fresh cilantro chopped1/2 lb stale bread, thinly sliced1/2 cup of Portuguese olive oilChili pepperLemon juiceIceSalt * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

This site uses US measurements.


  1. Preheat a pot, boil shrimp in very salted water during one minute and reserve the water.
  2. Shell shrimp and reserve in a mix of ice with salt, chili pepper and lemon juice.
  3. Crush shrimps heads and boil in some of the water.
  4. Sauté garlic and onion until onion is tender.
  5. Add cilantro in some of the cooking water and bring to a boil.
  6. Strain water from cooking the shrimps heads and pour while  still boiling over the bread, let the bread absorb the water and then add to sauted onions.
  7. Add shrimps, mix and season to taste.  
  8. Transfer to the pot.
  9. Crack eggs over bread pudding and mix well.

Recipe & Photo Credit: cookinglisbon.com *


Mariam Mikhail
Mariam Mikhail - 2 Months ago
What is it called in Portuguese?

Açorda de gambas Miriam.
2 Months ago (+0) (-0)

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