Quick Shrimp Chowder

Quick Shrimp Chowder Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 258
Fat 12.9 g
Satfat 5.5 g
Monofat 4.9 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 24.3 g
Carbohydrate 9.9 g
Fiber 1.1 g
Cholesterol 200 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 478 mg
Calcium 88 mg

Ingredients

2 cups organic vegetable broth
2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup prechopped carrot
1/2 cup prechopped onion
1/4 cup prechopped celery
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 pound medium peeled and deveined shrimp
1/3 cup heavy whipping cream

Preparation

1. Pour broth into a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH 1 minute.

2. Combine broth, thyme, and black pepper in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, and simmer.

3. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add carrot, onion, and celery; sauté for 3 minutes or until tender. Add flour, stirring with a whisk. Stir carrot mixture and shrimp into broth mixture; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in cream; cover and simmer 4 minutes.

Sustainable Choice: Be sure to buy U.S. wild-caught or farmed shrimp for the best sustainable option.