Chef LaLa's Shrimp Soup (Caldo de Camarones)

    A good broth for Caldo de Camarones comes from fresh ingredients. For added flavor, leave the shrimp in the shell while cooking. Shrimp is sauteed in garlic and onion and then simmered in homey chicken broth.

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    1
    tablespoon
    Mazola® Corn Oil
    1/4
    cup
    finely diced yellow onion
    2
    cloves
    garlic, peeled and finely chopped
    1
    medium carrot, peeled and diced small
    1
    stalk
    celery, diced small
    1
    medium chayote squash, peeled and diced small
    1
    pound
    (21 to 25 count) unpeeled shrimp
    1
    Spice Islands® Bay Leaves
    6
    cups
    water
    2
    Mazola® Sobrecitos™ Chicken Flavor Bouillon Packets
    1
    serrano chile pepper (optional)
    Directions
    Step 1
    Heat oil in a stock pot or large pan. Add onion and garlic; cook for 3 minutes until clear. Add carrots, celery and chayote. Cook for 5 minutes while stirring occasionally.
    Step 2
    Add shrimp, bay leaf, water, bouillon and Serrano pepper, if desired. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

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    40 mins
    Prep Time: 
    20 mins
    Cook Time: 
    20 mins
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