How to Prepare Creamy Garlic Seafood Soup?

There are few recipes that take into account the exotic choices of a seafood lover. There are umpteen soup recipes but few that include a combination of impressive Seafoods that are tasty as well as healthy.

Here we bring to you a creamy garlic seafood recipe that is not just delicious but also extremely tempting.

Garlic Seafood Recipe
Garlic Seafood Recipe | Image Resource : holicoffee.com

What you need?

If you are all set to prepare this fabulous soup, here is what you need for the same:

  • 8 ounces medium shrimps tails and shells intact
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 12 crushed garlic
  • 2 Jalapeño Peppers halved
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup whipping cream
  • 6 cups of water
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro leaves
  • 1 avocado deseeded and chopped
  • 6 lime wedges
  • 1 pound black snapper fillets


Method of Preparation

This soup can be prepared in a few easy steps as mentioned below :

In a saucepan sauté the shrimps, garlic, onion and peppers for 3 minutes.

Now you can add dry white wine and sauté for another 3 minutes till all the water evaporates.

Now you can add water and let it boil for 40 minutes or till the quantity of water is reduced to half.

Now strain this liquid over a bowl and discard all the solids.

Melt butter in another pan and add flour and cook for a minute.

Add a cup of shrimp broth stirring to develop a proper consistency.

Now add the remaining two cups of shrimp broth.

Add cream, salt and saffron and bring to a boil.

Cook for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.

Add fish flakes and shrimp evenly.

Serve in bowls topped with cilantro leaves and chopped avocado.

Decorate with lemon wedges.

Some Things To Keep in Mind While Preparing Seafood Soups

Seafoods and dairy products are things that may cause food poisoning if not used in the right combination. You need to understand this fact and strictly avoid experimenting with sea food soup ingredients. If you wish to make your own personal additions to the soup, first make sure it is a safe choice of ingredients.

Seafood Soups
Seafood Soups | Image Resource : epicurious.com

Make sure the ingredients you use are fresh. Strictly avoid use of stale Sea foods or old dairy products. You can order fresh fish from online seafood markets. One also needs to be careful with the use of spices especially during pregnancy or any particular health condition.

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