My Popular Shrimp and Corn Soup Goes Southwestern!
My Louisiana Shrimp Corn Soup recipe has been our family favorite one-pot soup for years. This spectacular Shrimp and Corn soup is easy and nutritious. I tried a little different variation.and wait until you taste it! This healthy shrimp corn soup goes southwestern and it is in my cookbook, Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle At Any Age. Honestly, this Southwestern, Shrimp, Corn and Sweet Potato Soup is truly one of my most popular and personal favorite soup recipes. Easy to make and everyone loves the flavor combination. The sweet potatoes, a great source of fiber and Vitamin C, pair so well with the protein rich shrimp.
Southwestern Shrimp, Corn, and Sweet Potato Soup from Too Hot in the Kitchen
Naturally sweet yams, shrimp, corn and spicy southwestern seasonings flawlessly come together in this easy (dump and stir) shrimp corn soup recipe.
Makes 12 (1-cup) servings
1 red onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2 cups diced peeled sweet potatoes
1 (16-ounce) bag frozen corn
1 (15-ounce) can cream-style corn
1 (10-ounce) can chopped tomatoes and green chilies
1 cup salsa
4 cups fat-free chicken broth
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 1/2 pounds peeled medium shrimp
Salt and pepper to taste
Chopped green onions
1. In large nonstick pot coated with nonstick cookign spray, saute onion and garlic until tender. Add all ingredients except shrimp and bring mixture to boil.
2. Add shrimp, return to boil, reduce heat and continue cooking until shrimp are done, 7-10 minutes. Season to taste and sprinkle with green onions when serving.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 146, Calories from fat 8%, Fat 1g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 84mg, Sodium 518mg, Carbohydrate 23g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 5g, Protein 12g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 very lean meat.
My Shrimp Corn Soup Recipe is From Too Hot in the Kitchen Cookbook
I bet you are surprised to find this healthy Shrimp Corn Soup is from Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook! This is my cookbook where each recipe has extra flair, but still simple with everyday ingredients.
This Louisiana Shrimp Corn Soup gets a southwestern makeover and wait until you taste this perfect blend of flavors. I thought I would kick it up a notch!
Louisiana Shrimp Corn Soup Makes Easy One-Pot Meal
I love an easy one-pot dish and I especially like a meal that requires nothing more than mixing the ingredients and heating. I made this easy shrimp and corn soup in my crock pot. Then, I could serve my Shrimp and Corn Soup whenever I wanted too. The spicy aroma of chili powder and cumin fills my house, making me hungrier by the minute. Truly, this has become one of my most popular soups on my healthy cooking blog. If you enjoy soups for a one pot meal, I think you’ll like my easy healthy soup recipes.
You Can Use Different Types of Seafood in My Shrimp and Corn Soup Recipe
Shrimp is easy to find wherever you live, however, any seafood may be used in the recipe. Substitute crabmeat of Louisiana crawfish for the shrimp. I have a really simple Crawifsh and Corn Soup from Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook that everyone adores so I know using crawfish would be great. Or, you can be like my sister and leave out the seafood for a wonderful southwestern corn soup. So, as in all my easy, healthy recipes, you have options!
A Good Potato Peeler Makes Peeling Sweet Potatoes A Breeze
OXO Good Grips Swivel Peeler
I know you are probably wondering what’s the big deal about a potato peeler? I have found it makes a difference if you have a good potato peeler that works well. I had an old potato peeler and when I got this one, I could easily breeze through peeling the sweet potatoes for this Shrimp Corn soup.
You don’t need fancy, expensive gadgets but good kitchen gadgets to help simplify the cooking process. I know I can depend on any Oxo kitchen gadgets to work and be reasonably priced!
I Made My Shrimp and Corn Soup For Our Lady Of Lake Hospital
Wow, was this soup popular when I was helping OLOL with their cafeteria! You can watch me prepare the soup in my kitchen!
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