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A super-delicious soup that's elegant enough to serve for dinner parties. Enjoy with crusty bread for sopping up the juices.

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IngredientsServes: 8

  • 2 litres chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 250ml clam juice or fish stock
  • 85g tomato puree
  • 225g butter
  • 250ml white wine
  • 900g prawns with tails
  • 450g baguette

MethodPrep:15min ›Cook:3hr ›Ready in:3hr15min

  1. Pour stock into a large pot and mix in rosemary, garlic, pepper, celery seeds, fennel seeds, clam juice, tomato puree and butter. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir wine into the soup and continue to simmer and occasionally stir 2 hours.
  3. Just before serving, stir in prawns. Continue cooking 3 minutes or until prawns turn opaque. Serve with bread for soaking up all the yummy soup.

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Reviews in English (123)

by Racmo

First of all, we live in Marina del Rey and have eaten at Killer Shrimp at least 50 times. The title of this recipe is mislabeled in that this recipe is called a "soup," where in fact it is a recipe for a dipping "broth." The restaurant serves shell-on shrimp in the broth along with french bread for dipping. The shrimp is eaten with your fingers like peel-and-eat shrimp. No spoons involved nor carrots, celery, onions or mushrooms. This is not a soup! That being said, if you add red pepper flakes to this recipe and reduce the tomato paste, this is a tasty and very close version of Killer's "broth."-16 Mar 2008

by Dierdre58

I too am a big fan of the original Killer Shrimp and have achieved a nearly identical flavor through years of experimentation. This recipe as given has several points that will cause it to deviate from the real KS taste. (1) Too much butter. It should be 1 stick (1/2 cup) at the most and some people may find they would rather use less. (2) The shrimp MUST have the whole skin on. The flavor that the shrimp peels adds to the mix is essential, yet indefinable. (3) Double the amount of clam juice to 16 oz (4) reduce the rosemary by 1/3 and double the amount of fennel, add 1 tsp dried thyme (5) reduce the tomato paste to 3 TBSP (6) add salt, preferably sea salt (7) add 1 tsp of red pepper flakes (or to taste) (8) add hot sauce to taste. Finally, there is a secret ingredient involved, which I am not prepared to divulge. But the above will get you close.Another reader stated she made this without fennel---without fennel it is not killer shrimp---it's just soup.-12 Aug 2008

Brazilian Prawn Coconut Stew (Moqueca de Camarao)

Brazilian prawn coconut stew (moqueca de camarao) is an easy and delicious low-carb recipe that features a unique combination of spices. It’s one of the most famous Brazilian foods, and it’s super easy to make in just 30 minutes.

If you’re into seafood and bold and bright combinations of spices, you’re bound to fall in love with this Brazilian prawn coconut stew. This is actually one of the tastiest seafood dishes I’ve ever had, mostly because there’s so much flavor packed in it.

Called “moqueca de camarao” in Portuguese, this is a prawn and coconut stew that’s very quick to make using very simple ingredients.

As with many recipes of this kind, you’ll find lots of variations for moqueca de camarao, but all of them are loaded with prawns, tomatoes, chillies, garlic, coconut milk, and lime juice.

You can make this Brazilian seafood stew as fiery as you want by adjusting the amount of chilli. I prefer it quite mild, which is why I deseed the chillies before adding them to the stool, but you can leave the seeds in if you want your moqueca to have a bit of a kick.

Thai Sweetcorn and Prawn Soup

It’s late November already! I can’t quite believe it. I’ve just had a text from my sister asking what my children would like for Christmas, and my youngest is constantly watching Christmas films.

With Christmas in mind I thought I’d give you the recipe for a soup that is simple enough to make at any time of the year but delicious enough to make for a special occasion.

Years ago, as a student, I bought The Ultimate Healthy Eating Cookbook published by Lorenz Books from a discount store in Meadowhall Shopping Centre. This was in the late 90s when Britain’s taste buds were still waking up. I tried a few of the recipes but none of them did much for me. Except the Thai Style Sweetcorn Soup. Although it’s simple to make, with a relatively short ingredients list, it was a taste explosion. I loved it instantly, committed it to memory and made it frequently – for a while.

A few years ago I went through my cook books, getting rid of any shelf-hoggers to make space for new, more exciting books. A small pile was removed and dispatched to the charity shop.

One Saturday a few months ago, I was wondering what to make for lunch. A quick rummage through the cupboards, fridge and freezer confirmed that I desperately needed to do a supermarket shop – never a good position to be in at the weekend. However, a few spring onions in the bottom of the fridge and a packet of prawns in the freezer caught my eye. The distant memory of this soup was hauled to the surface of my mind. One of my favourite soups that we had not had for years.

I went to grab the cook book only to find that it was not on the shelf and memories of my clear out flooded back. A minor panic set in. I could remember the basics of the soup but not the detail. I gave it a go using the spring onions and prawns, adding any other ingredients I could remember. The finished product was fine, but not as good as the original.

A few weeks later we were visiting my sister. As I walked through her dining room a familiar cover jumped off the shelf at me. The Ultimate Healthy Eating Cookbook. She had the book. Thrilled, I quickly jotted down the recipe and the following weekend we had the real Thai Style Sweetcorn Soup. I had left out the sesame oil – its addition makes all the difference.

So feel free to make this soup at any time of the year as I do, but it really is special enough to eat over the Christmas season. It is great to make it in advance and freeze but don’t add the prawns if this is your intention – add them just before you serve it.

All you need now for a light lunch is some lovely fresh bread and maybe a glass of wine. Enjoy!

Recipe of Ultimate Pork and prawn wonton soup

Dshare 17 Mar 2021

Pork and prawn wonton soup. These wontons are filled with a juicy pork and prawn / shrimp filling and will knock your socks off. If you've ever had store bought frozen wontons or wontons from a good value Chinese place that probably uses frozen wontons, you will be amazed how. Whip up classic Shrimp and Pork Wonton Soup at home!

Wontons are little meat and prawn dumplings cooked in a gentle broth. These succulent dumplings can be made in big batches. Wonton soup can be made out of chicken broth or anchovies.

Hello everybody, hope you're having an amazing day today. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a distinctive dish, pork and prawn wonton soup. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I'm gonna make it a bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Pork and prawn wonton soup is one of the most favored of recent trending meals in the world. It is simple, it's quick, it tastes yummy. It's enjoyed by millions daily. Pork and prawn wonton soup is something which I have loved my entire life. They're nice and they look fantastic.

These wontons are filled with a juicy pork and prawn / shrimp filling and will knock your socks off. If you've ever had store bought frozen wontons or wontons from a good value Chinese place that probably uses frozen wontons, you will be amazed how. Whip up classic Shrimp and Pork Wonton Soup at home!

To get started with this recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can have pork and prawn wonton soup using 33 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Pork and prawn wonton soup:

Steamed pork-filled wontons and steamed vegetables make a hearty and satisfying soup. Remove and place in soup bowls alongside vegetables. Peel off a wonton wrapper and, with a pastry brush, lightly brush round the outside with cold water. This simple shrimp pork wonton soup recipe is so satisfying and comforting, especially on a cold, rainy day.

Steps to make Pork and prawn wonton soup:

  1. Place the minced pork in a large bowl. Add soy sauce, fish sauce, ground white pepper and shaoshing rice wine. Mix all of the ingredients thoroughly stirring in one direction with chopsticks..
  2. Wash the prawns, peel and remove the heads. With a knife, slit down the top center of the prawns to de-vein. Once all of the prawns have been de-veined, rinse under water..
  3. Roughly chop the prawns with a meat cleaver into a mince. Using a meat cleaver, pound the prawns to make a paste. Transfer to the mixing bowl with the mince pork and mix well together..
  4. Once the mixture is well incorporated and sticky, add the finely chopped spring onions, minced garlic and grated ginger to the mixing bowl. Mix all of the ingredients thoroughly..
  5. Transfer the mixture to a sealable food bag and set aside in fridge for an hour or overnight to marinade. When ready to use, take out the wonton mixture and place in a bowl. Tip: when ready to use mixture, in a small pan place a teaspoon of wonton mixture in there. On medium heat cook the mixture and taste. If more seasoning is required adjust as necessary (add more soy, white pepper or salt (optional) depending on preference)..
  6. Place the wonton wrappers on a plate and fill a small bowl with water. Dust a large plate with a small amount of flour, find a tall lid (like a microwave lid) that covers the plate along with a small board for making the wontons on. Tip: When not using, keep wonton wrappers covered with a tea towel or paper towel to prevent them drying out..
  7. For the ‘ruffled purse’ shape, place a wonton wrapper on the chopping board in a diamond orientation. Place one and a half teaspoons of wonton mixture in the middle of the wrapper. Fold the wrapper in half to form a triangular shape (see picture 2, the half does not perfectly join in the middle). Press and push out the air pockets and then wet the edges of the wontons..
  8. Pleat the top of the wonton, make between 3 to 5 pleats (depending on how ‘ruffled’ you want the wontons). Press the top of the pleats to seal tightly. Transfer to the lightly dusted plate and coat wontons with a tiny amount of flour, then cover with the microwave lid to prevent them drying out. Repeat steps 6 - 7 until all of the filling and wonton wrappers have been used..
  9. Once all of the wontons have been made, place the uncooked wontons to be frozen in airtight containers. This helps the wontons keep their shape when cooking and also adds to a better texture..
  10. For wonton soup, on medium heat, add cooking oil to the stockpot. Now add onions, garlic, ginger and spring onion stalks and sauté until soft. Add the chicken stock and water, bring to a boil, then add soy sauce, sesame oil and white pepper and stir. Reduce to medium low heat and simmer for 5-8 minutes to allow the flavours to infuse..
  11. Turn the heat up to high and add the wontons. For fresh wontons cook for 4-5 minutes (not from frozen). For frozen wontons cook for 6-10 minutes, or until they float, they should look like gorgeous golden nuggets! Sir occasionally, once wontons have cooked turn the heat off..
  12. Remove wontons from the stockpot with a slotted spoon and place in serving bowl. Ladle over the broth and garnish with the sliced tops of the spring onions. You can serve as a soup or with egg noodles..
  13. You can also serve wontons as a Dim Sum style side dish covered with spicy sauce. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the wontons for 4-5 minutes or until they float. Remove with a slotted spoon and place in a serving bowl. Add one teaspoon each of chilli oil, soy sauce and black vinegar, garnish with sliced spring onions and mix..

Boil the wontons in a separate pot so that the wonton soup does not turn cloudy and starchy. Wonton soup with prawn and pork filling. Garnish with the spring onions and chilli. Pantry note: Shaoxing Rice wine is. Home > Wonton Folding Techniques > Pork Wonton Recipes.

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Ingredients for Prawn Laksa

  • 450 g/ 1 lb. peeled prawns (defrosted if frozen)
  • 125 g/ 4.5 oz. rice noodles
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 200 ml/ 7 fl. oz. coconut milk
  • 200 ml/ 7 fl. o. vegetable stock
  • 3-4 tbsp. Thai red curry paste
  • 2 tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass
  • 1 tbsp. Thai fish sauce or light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. olive, sesame, or vegetable oil
  • Lemon basil or coriander for garnish
  • Finely sliced red chillies to garnish

Recipe Summary

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 stalk lemon grass, minced
  • 2 teaspoons red curry paste
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 3 (13.5 ounce) cans coconut milk
  • ½ pound fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir the ginger, lemongrass, and curry paste in the heated oil for 1 minute. Slowly pour the chicken broth over the mixture, stirring continually. Stir in the fish sauce and brown sugar simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the coconut milk and mushrooms cook and stir until the mushrooms are soft, about 5 minutes. Add the shrimp cook until no longer translucent about 5 minutes. Stir in the lime juice season with salt garnish with cilantro.

How to make this spicy prawn soup

  • Over a high heat, add the coconut milk, Thai curry paste and soy sauce to the wok. Bubble for a couple of minutes, then add the sliced spring onions.
  • Add the king prawns, then simmer for about 2-3 minutes. Then add the beansprouts and cook for a further few minutes before adding the noodles (you can judge their cooking time by pack instructions).
  • Once everything is cooked and heated, transfer to bowls and squeeze some lime juice over.
  • Serve this spicy prawn laksa topped with the fresh coriander and extra lime wedges.

You could also serve chilli flakes on the side of this Thai prawn soup, for sprinkling.

Why not check out my Singapore Noodles or Thai Red Curry recipes? Both are also made with prawns. There are also more Noodles Recipes here.

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Throw garlic and chilli onto running blades for 3 secs, SP7. Scrape down sides.

Add 2 TBS of the prawn stock and sauté for 3 mins, 100°C, SP1.

Add the tomato pureé, the rest of the prawn stock, water, and thyme and cook for 10 mins, 100°C, SP1.

Add the prawns and cook for a further 5 mins, 100°C, Reverse SP1.

Meanwhile, boil the kettle and prepare the noodles as per packet. Divide drained noodles evenly between two large bowls.

Spoon cooked soup evenly between the bowls, season each with salt and pepper, and serve with a wedge of lemon.

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This soup is suitable for inclusion in Phase 2 of the 4 Phase Fat Elimination Protocol and, as such, is a very low calorie meal. It is delicious to have whether you're doing the protocol or not though!

If following the protocol be sure that your prawn stock and tomato pureé are suitable also, i.e. oil and sugar free.

Slendier Slim (konjac) noodles can be found at Woolworths' supermarkets in the health food section.

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