Shrimp and Rice Soup

This is an excellent soup ! Be sure to remember the lime splash just before serving – it makes a big difference in the flavor.

Shrimp and Rice Soup
Shrimp and Rice Soup

4 servings
320 calories per serving

4 c chicken broth
2 c water
1 c Minute Rice
1 T oil
1 t minced garlic
1/2 t red pepper flakes
1 1/2 lb. large shrimp, peeled and cleaned
4 lime wedges
1 c bean sprouts (fresh or canned)
3 T sliced scallions
3 T chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix broth and water in a soup pot and bring to a boil then stir in rice and bring back to a boil. Remove from heat, stir in bean sprouts and let stand 5 minutes. Heat oil and sauté garlic, onions, shrimp and pepper flakes 3 minutes or until shrimp are done. Stir shrimp into soup, add salt and pepper, and garnish with cilantro. Sprinkle with lime just before serving.

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