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Thai Shrimp and Chili Soup

Thai Shrimp and Chili Soup

A simple, easy, and refreshing comfort food!Image

Ingredients:

14 oz. Coconut Milk
1 lb.

1 tbsp.

Raw Medium Shrimp (peeled and deveined)

Fresh Ginger (finely minced)

3 tbsp.

3 tbsp.

Chili Garlic Paste “Sambal” (or to tasted)

Low Sodium Soy Sauce (or Fish Sauce)

3

2 sprigs

1 tsp.

1-2 tbsp.

2-3 tbsp.

2 cups

Roma Tomatoes (diced)

Green Onion (chopped)

Brown Sugar or Splenda

Lime juice

Cilantro (rough chopped for garnish)

Chicken Broth

Salt and pepper (to taste)

Directions:

1. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
2. Combine coconut milk, ginger and chili paste in a saucepan and bring to a boil. *Careful not to have coconut boil over*
3. Add shrimp, reduce heat, and simmer for 3 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon.
4. Add soy sauce, chicken broth, tomatoes, green onion, lime juice and sugar, and then bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes until mixture thickens slightly, stirring occasionally.
5. Return the shrimp to the pan and cook until thoroughly heated.
6. Serve sprinkled with cilantro, if desired.

Options: Add bok choy, spinach, or other leafy green during step 4 and boil until tender.

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