Caldo de Camarón

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This Mexican shrimp soup brings together fresh shrimp, dried shrimp, guajillo and cascabel chilis, and tender vegetables all in one spicy bowl of comfort food.

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1 lb. roma tomatoes
1/2 white onion
2 cloves garlic
3 lbs. Cambray potatoes, unpeeled diced in ½ to 1-inch cubes
1 branch epazote
2 lbs. fresh shrimp cleaned and deveined
1 lb. dried shrimp small or medium, with heads on
8 guajillo chilis
1 cascabel chili
1 1/2 cups carrots peeled and diced
1-2 bay leaves
1 tbsp olive oil or other cooking oil
1 tbsp dry oregano
6 cups water
Salt and pepper to taste
Limes halved
Onions finely diced
Oregano

Soak the Chilis

  • To create a flavorful base for our soup, we'll need to soak the guajillo and cascabel chilis. While ground, dried chilis make powerful spices, soaking chilis takes off some...
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Nutritions

Calories
161

Sodium
1026mg
42% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
20g
41% DV

Carbs
14g
4% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV