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Peruvian Fisherman's Soup

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This Peruvian Fisherman's Soup is simply superb! You'll love this monkfish and shrimp with irresistible seasonings and vegetables. Try this Peruvian Fisherman's Soup before your next meal and let me know if you like it !
Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Serrano/Jalapeno chilies 2 , seeded and minced
  Red potatoes 1 Pound, cut into 3/4 inch chunks
  Clam juice 30 Ounce (3 Bottles)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lime 1
  Monkfish 1 Pound, dark membrane removed, cut into 1 inch pieces
  Medium shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined, leaving tail part of shell on if you like
  Chopped cilantro leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

In 4 quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat until hot.
Add onion and cook, stirring often, 10 minutes or until tender.
Stir in garlic and serrano chiles and cook 30 seconds.
Add potatoes, clam juice, salt, thyme, and 2 cups water; heat to boiling over high heat.
Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 minutes.
Cut lime in half; cut half into wedges and set aside.
Add other lime half and monkfish to soup; cover and cook 5 minutes.
Stir in shrimp and cook 3 to 5 minutes longer, just until shrimp turn opaque throughout.
Remove lime half, squeezing juice into soup.
Sprinkle soup with cilantro; serve with lime wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday

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