Friday, December 7, 2012

Brazilian Inspired Shrimp Soup

1-2 tablespoons bacon grease
1 onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/4-1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
6 cups homemade chicken stock
2 zucchini, quartered and chunked
1-2 lbs. shrimp, peeled and cut into bite size pieces
1 can coconut milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro or 1 tablespoon dried cilantro
salt & pepper to taste

Melt bacon grease in a large pot. Add onion and garlic, cook until soft. Add red pepper flakes and chicken stock. Bring to a boil. Lower heat, add zucchini and shrimp. Cook until shrimp are done (opaque). Add coconut milk, lemon juice, cilantro, salt and pepper.


You can also find my recipe posted on Fast Paleo along with a ton of other amazing Paleo recipes.


  1. Mmmmm, I'm not a big seafood fan but I can easily see substituting some chicken for the shrimp. Sounds delicious.

    1. Absolutely, Sheri! This would be delicious with chicken, too. :) If you try it, let me know what you think!