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Chinese Tomato Soup with Shrimp

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“This piquant tomato soup is so easy to make, is a very pretty appetizer soup for a party with the shrimp added.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon chili oil (I use olive oil with 1/4 tsp chili powder)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (used less than 1/4 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1 (10 ounce) can tomato soup (I also added 1/2 can tomato bits for texture or use a soup with tomato bits in it)
  • 14 lb cooked and peeled shrimp
  • 14 cup water chestnut, drained
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 cup frozen peas
  • salt, if needed
  • 14 cup chopped cilantro


  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and saute until onions are clear.
  3. Stir in the garlic (powder) and mix well.
  4. If using garlic, cook until garlic starts to brown.
  5. Pour the soup plus 1 can water over the onions.
  6. Add the shrimp, water chestnuts, green onions and pepper.
  7. Heat throroughly then add the frozen peas and heat through.
  8. Season to taste with the salt if needed.
  9. Ladle into soup bowl and garnish with chopped cilantro.

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