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Lemon-Sesame Shrimp Soup

Makes: 6 servings
Serving size: 1 1/2cups
Start to Finish 55 mins
Lemon-Sesame Shrimp Soup
Ingredients
  • 12  ounces  fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
  • 4  green onions
  • 1  tablespoon  canola oil
  • 2 1/2  cups  coarsely chopped yellow, red, orange, and/or green sweet peppers (2 large)
  • 1  tablespoon  grated fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 6  cups  water
  • 1  cup  small fresh broccoli florets
  • 2  tablespoons  reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4  teaspoon  crushed red pepper
  • 4  cups  coarsely chopped fresh kale or spinach
  • 2  teaspoons  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 2  tablespoons  lemon juice
  • 1  tablespoon  toasted sesame oil
  •  Sesame seeds, toasted (optional)
Directions

1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Cut tails off shrimp. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. Cut green onions into 1/2-inch slices, keeping white parts separate from green tops. Set green tops aside. In a large saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Add white parts of the green onions and the sweet peppers; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add ginger and garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute more.

2. Add the water, broccoli, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes.

3. Add shrimp and kale (if using). Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Stir spinach (if using), green onion tops, lemon peel, lemon juice, and sesame oil into hot soup just before serving. If desired, sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts (Lemon-Sesame Shrimp Soup)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 155,
  • Fat, total (g) 6,
  • chol. (mg) 86,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 11,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 15,
  • vit. A (IU) 8600,
  • vit. C (mg) 139,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 3,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 56,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 311,
  • Potassium (mg) 512,
  • calcium (mg) 121,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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