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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Recipes–Carrot, Apple, And Shrimp Soup

This is an interesting and delicious soup because of the unusual combination of ingredients.  The sweetness of the shrimp, carrots, and apple blend nicely together; while the soy sauce, fish sauce, and Bay Spice give piquancy. 

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Carrot, Apple, and Shrimp Soup

* 4 lg. steamed shrimp peeled, cut into 1/4” pieces

* 5 lg. carrots, cut into 1” pieces

* 1 medium apple, cut in eighths

* 1/2 cup dried currants (optional)

* 5 lg. fresh basil leaves, chopped

* 3 lg. cloves garlic, chopped

* 1 medium red onion, chopped

* 1 Tbsp. soy sauce

* 2 tsp. (approx.) Bay Spice

* 2-3 Tbsp. olive oil

* 3-4 shakes hot pepper flakes

* 1-2 tsp. fish sauce

- Sauté the garlic, onions, basil leave and shrimp in the olive oil until onions are semi-soft

- Add the carrots, apple, and currants and stir well

- Add enough water to cover

- Cook for approximately 45 minutes or until the carrots are soft

- Serve


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