Tofu and Shrimp Soup

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Tofu and Shrimp SoupThis nutritious and appetizing soup preparation is rich in protein and tastes good too. If you're a seafood lover, shrimps can be substituted with squid. It's a spicy soup so make sure to moderate the chili proportion as per your preferences. If you're adding generous proportion of tofu to the soup, the serving itself is like a main course entry for your brunch. To get the best results, use fish or chicken stock. Though diced form of tofu is the way to go for this soup, one can also add it in a shredded form. Like most soups, this one too tastes best when served—piping hot. In fact, you can relish it with steaming rice too. Let's not wait further and make this scrumptious tofu and shrimp soup for our loved ones.

Tofu and Shrimp Soup
Tofu and Shrimp Soup
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Tofu and Shrimp Soup

Savor this delicious, easy-to-make, and spicy soup preparation made with tofu and shrimps and delicately flavored with select spices to please the taste buds.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Nutrition: (per serving)
Calories: 183 calories
Fat: 10 grams
Carbohydrates: 5 grams
Sodium: 900 milligrams
Protein: 20 grams
Sugar: 1.5 grams

Ingredients:
  • 300 gm tofu (diced)
  • 100 gm shrimps (roughly chopped)
  • 6 cups fish or chicken stock
  • 1 small onion (finely minced)
  • 1 big garlic clove (finely minced)
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp peanut oil
  • black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Combine both peanut and sesame oil.
  2. Heat it in a large cooking pot on a medium flame.
  3. Add finely minced onion and garlic to the pot.
  4. Stir fry for about a minute.
  5. Add tofu and shrimps to the pot with red chili powder and soy sauce.
  6. Stir gently and cook for a good 3 minutes.
  7. Add fish stock to the pot and gently stir once again.
  8. Simmer for about 10 to 12 minutes.
  9. Add salt and pepper as per your taste and simmer again for a minute.
  10. Serve hot.