Asopao de Camarones is a flavorful shrimp and rice stew. If you love shrimp and want a new way to cook it, give this recipe a try.
What is Asopao de camarones?
Asopao de camarones is shrimp and rice stew. It has a rich, flavorful sauce consisting of tomato sauce, garlic, onion, bell pepper, and spices.
What should you serve with Asopao de camarones?
This prawn recipe would be delicious served with crusty bread or even twice-fried plantains.
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Is Asopao de camarones low is calories?
Yes. A typical homemade shrimp asopao recipe has around 300 calories per 1 cup serving. It also contains 26 grams of protein and 9 grams of fat.
What are the ingredients to make asopao de camarones?
To make this shrimp asopao recipe you are going to need the following ingredients:
- Olive oil
- Garlic clove
- Red bell pepper
- Tomato sauce
- Stock – try our shrimp stock
- Salt and pepper
- Lime juice
How to make Asopao de Camarones
Now that you have gathered your ingredients it is time to make this asopao recipe. All you have to do is follow the steps below:
Your first step is to chop half the shrimp into small pieces and saute in olive oil over medium heat for around 2 minutes. Once cooked, set aside.
Add the onion to the pan you cooked the shrimp in and saute until translucent, roughly 5 minutes. Add the bell pepper and continue cooking for 4 more minutes.
Add the garlic and cook for another minute. Add the tomato sauce and bring to a gentle simmer. Add the chopped shrimp back to the pan along with the rice, stock, salt and pepper, and cook for 20 minutes or until the rice is almost done.
Add the remaining raw shrimp and cook for an additional 10 minutes or until the rice and shrimp are cooked through.
Serve topped with cilantro or parsley.
Your Asopao de camarones is ready to serve!
Asopao de Camarones Recipe
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- 1 Pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 Onion, finely chopped
- 1 Garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 Red bell pepper, finely chopped
- 2 1/2 cups tomato sauce
- 2 cups of rice
- 4 Cups stock
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Juice from 1 lime
Chop half the shrimp into tiny pieces. Heat the olive oil over medium heat and cook for around 2 minutes. Set aside.
Add the onion to the same pan and cook until translucent, around 5 minutes. Add the bell pepper and sauté for 4 minutes.
Add the garlic and continue cooking for 1 more minute or until fragrant. Add the tomato sauce and bring to a gentle simmer.
Add the cooked shrimp bits, the rice, stock, salt, and pepper and cook for 20 minutes or until the rice is almost done.
Add the remaining raw shrimp and cook for 10 more minutes or until done.
Serve topped with chopped cilantro or parsley.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 332Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 164mgSodium: 1479mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 2gSugar: 7gProtein: 24g
These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.