Chilled Avocado Soup with Seared Chipotle Shrimp

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  • 3 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) avocado, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 3/4 cup(s) reduced fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon(s) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated lime rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound(s) medium shrimp peeled and devined
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 can(s) chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
  • cooking spray
  • 1 cup(s) fresh corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup(s) finely chopped red onion
  • 1 clove(s) garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) fresh lime juice


  1. 1. To prepare soup, place chicken broth and next five ingredients (through black pepper) in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Cover and chill.
  2. 2. To prepare lime cream, combine sour cream and next three ingredients (through black pepper) in a bowl and stir well. Cover and chill.
  3. 3. To prepare shrimp, sprinkle shrimp with cumin, 1/2 tsp pepper, and 1/4 tsp salt; set aside. Remove 1 chipotle chili and 1 tblsp adobo sauce from can and finely chop chili. Reserve remaining chills and sauce for another use.
  4. 4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coad the pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp, and cook 2 minutes. Turn shrimp over. Add corn, onion, and garlic. Saute for 2 minutes. Add chopped chipotle chili, 1 tblsp adobo same and 1 tblsp lime juice; sauté for 2 minutes or until shrimp are done and vegetables are crisp tender.
  5. 5. To serve, ladle about 1/2 cup soup into each of 8 bowls. Top with 1 1/2 tblsp lime cream, one eighth of shrimp and about 2 tblsp corn.
January 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by DeborahBonk and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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