Big Ed's Cajun Shrimp Soup

Big Ed's Cajun Shrimp Soup

Soups, Stews and Chili Soup Seafood Shrimp Soup

This is an excellent recipe that is quick and easy to fix, and it tastes great too!

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 163
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 40m


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 cups tomato-vegetable juice cocktail
  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle clam juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 3/4 pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • hot pepper sauce to taste


  • 1   Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Saute green bell pepper, onions, and garlic until tender. Stir in vegetable juice, clam juice, and water. Season with thyme, basil, red pepper, bay leaf, and salt. Bring to a boil, and stir in rice. Reduce heat, and cover. Simmer 15 minutes, until rice is tender.
  • 2   Stir in shrimp, and cook 5 minutes, or until shrimp are opaque. Remove the bay leaf, and season with hot sauce.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 3.2g 5%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 722mg 29%
Potassium 454mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 19.6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
Protein 13.8g 28%
Sugars 5g  
Vitamin A 1737IU  
Vitamin C 47mg  
Calcium 61mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 6mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 45mg  
Folate 68mcg