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Portuguese Bread and Garlic Soup with Cilantro and Shrimp is beyond flavorful. This satisfying, rustic soup starts with a garlic, cilantro and serrano chile paste and when the shrimp is added makes for a filling, aromatic soup. www.keviniscooking.com
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Portuguese Bread and Garlic Soup with Cilantro and Shrimp

Portuguese Bread and Garlic Soup with Cilantro and Shrimp is a rustic bread soup starting with garlic, cilantro and serrano chile paste and when the shrimp.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main, Soup
Cuisine: Portuguese
Keyword: cilantro soup, portuguese bread and garlic soup, shrimp soup recipe
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 437kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 bunches roughly chopped cilantro leaves and stems
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 serrano peppers stemmed, seeded, and roughly chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 6 slices day old sourdough bread
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 lb raw medium shrimp cleaned & tail removed

Instructions

  • Pulse cilantro, garlic, Serrano chiles, salt, and pepper in a food processor until roughly chopped. Add oil slowly and purée to a smooth paste. Place 1/2 cup of paste in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Cut bread into 1 inch cubes and toast in oven until golden brown. In the bowl with the cilantro paste toss the bread to coat. Set aside.
  • Heat remaining paste in a 6 quart soup pot over medium heat. Cook for 3 minutes. Add stock and bring to a boil.
  • In a bowl whisk together the eggs. While stirring broth, slowly drizzle in eggs. Cook until eggs are just set, about 1 minute.
  • Add shrimp to soup and simmer for 2 minutes until cooked and pink. Remove soup from heat and stir in bread mixture, ladle into soup bowls and serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 231mg | Sodium: 963mg | Potassium: 423mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 5.3mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 4mg