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Shrimp Soup

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  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Carrot 1 Small, sliced
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped celery 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Shrimp 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Chicken broth 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Raw rice/4 slices white bread without crusts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Saute the onion, carrot, thyme, bay leaf, parsley and celery leaves in two tablespoons of the butter until lightly browned.
2. Shell and devein the shrimp. Cook, covered, in one cup of the broth and the wine five minutes. Strain. Reserve eight shrimp for garnishing; grind the remainder.
3. Combine the remaining broth with the sauteed vegetables and bring to a boil. Add rice or bread. Cook until rice is tender or bread has blended well with the broth. Strain, rubbing everything possible through the sieve; or remove bay leaf and puree in a blender.
4. Add the ground shrimp to the strained soup. Reheat and season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the remaining butter and the shrimp garnish.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1320 Calories from Fat 416

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.5%

Saturated Fat 25.2 g125.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 958.5 mg319.5%

Sodium 3637 mg151.5%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g23%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%

Sugars 14.2 g

Protein 126 g252.1%

Vitamin A 240.4% Vitamin C 77.9%

Calcium 41.1% Iron 91.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp Soup Recipe