15 Simply Delicious Shrimp Soup Recipes
Served as an appetizer or a main dish, soup is a mealtime staple. And it can be enjoyed year-round, too—cozy up to a steaming cup of noodle soup in the winter or chill out with a cool bowl of gazpacho in the summer. A valued ingredient, shrimp come in many shapes and sizes and can be seasoned in a number of ways, making them a versatile catch for any cook. While it might not be the first protein that comes to mind to pair with soup, you'll be thinking about the many delicious ways to make shrimp soup after you take a look at these tasty recipes.
The best part? The majority of these meals come together in under 30 minutes. Our delectable Coconut and Shrimp Soup, pictured here, is a quick, sweet-and-salty three-step meal featuring spaghetti and a coconut milk base. It gets a welcome kick from fresh grated ginger. Incorporate more flavors of the East with a helping of Shrimp-and-Chive-Dumpling Soup. The supple dumplings and briny broth perfectly complement one another. Or opt for a fall and wintertime soup favorite: Butternut Squash Soup with Shrimp for a unique and savory dish.
Looking for something cool, light, and quick? We have a number of soup recipes to keep you refreshed throughout the spring and summer months. Relax by the pool or on your patio with Avocado-Cucumber Soup with Shrimp that finds its covetable texture from puréed avocado and yogurt. Or enjoy a Southwestern-inspired meal of Cold Corn and Shrimp Soup—it's so creamy and delicious you'll want to double the recipe. From light and airy to rich and filling, our shrimp soup recipes are sure to delight.
Butternut Squash Soup with Shrimp
Butternut squash and a little cayenne make this soup a hot commodity on a cold night. You can also add sweet potatoes, white beans, pasta, and a little Parmesan.
Avocado-Cucumber Soup with Shrimp
Avocado and cucumber make this slightly spicy soup refreshing. Add shrimp for an instantly filling meal.
Cold Southwestern Corn and Shrimp Soup
Serve this as a precursor to dinner or eat it as the main meal. It's a cold soup, but a little cayenne and lime zest pack the heat.
Shrimp and Tortilla Soup
This soup takes only 10 minutes to make. With its briny and protein-packed contents, you'll want to keep this one in your recipe arsenal.
Shrimp-and-Chive Dumpling Soup
Who needs pork when you have shrimp and chives. Bring everything together with bok choy and broth mixed with radishes, chives, chilies, and mushrooms.
Peanut butter is the secret ingredient in this homemade answer to traditional tom yum soup. Simmer liquid ingredients, stir in peanut butter, and cook shrimp until opaque. Serve with baby spinach and chives.
Chilled Yogurt-Spinach Soup with Shrimp
This yogurty mixture is full of flavor and protein-packed nutrients from the spinach and shrimp.
Shrimp, Cod, and Fennel Soup with Tomatoes
Shrimp and cod serve as the meat of the dish while fish stock, tomatoes, and fennel round out the flavor.
Soba Soup with Chicken, Shrimp, and Vegetables
Kombu, or dried seaweed, enriches the broth here. But no worries if you can't find it. The soup tastes just as delicious without it. Toss with noodles, shell-on shrimp, and tofu.
This creamy shrimp chowder comes together in 30 minutes and can be stored for up to three days. It's a comforting feel-good recipe loaded with Yukon Gold potatoes, corn, shrimp, butter, and milk.
Shrimp in Saffron Broth
Feeling a little under the weather (or simply looking for a hearty soup)? Try this shrimp-based soup made with carrots, fennel, couscous, and a saffron broth.
Asian Broth with Shrimp, Scallops, and Noodles
Soy, ginger, sake, mushrooms, and garlic are what contribute to the rich and intense flavor of this shrimp soup.
Shrimp Scampi Meatball in Garlicky Broth
Use a food processor to pulse shrimp and combine dry ingredients and liquids to form meatballs. Serve over spaghetti. Mangia!
Curried Shrimp and Noodle Soup
Thai red curry paste is the star ingredient in this simmered shrimp soup that takes less than half an hour to make from start to finish.