Corn and Shrimp Soup


Corn and Shrimp Soup


  • 3 c. chicken broth
  • 3 ea. corn on the cob, whole, raw
  • 1/2 lb. raw shrimp, shells reserved for broth
  • 1 ea. Avocados From Mexico, diced
  • 1 ea. jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 ea. onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 ea. cooked potato, diced
  • 2 ea. garlic cloves
  • 1 T. unsalted butter
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 t. paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. First separate corn kernels from the cob and set aside.
  2. In a pot at medium to high heat, bring boil the chicken broth, 3 corn cobs and the shrimp shells for 10 minutes to make a flavorful broth.
  3. In a different large pot, warm the butter and olive oil over medium heat. Cook the jalapeño and onion until the onion is translucent, approximately 5-7 minutes. Add the garlic, potatoes and paprika and stir. Add corn kernels and stir for another 4 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Strain the broth and add to the mixture of the corn, potatoes, peppers and onions. With a hand mixer, blend the mixture, turn off the heat and add whole raw shrimp so they cook with the heat of the stock, approximately 2 minutes.
  5. Once cooked. Remove from heat and stir in diced avocado. Evenly distribute into 4 bowls and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Corn and Shrimp Soup
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 19%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 730mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 6g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 17g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 4%
Iron 0mg 8%
Potassium 780mg 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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