Cajun Shrimp Soup
Pat Tyler

(Cajun, shrimp, soup )

Cajun Shrimp Soup
Cajun Shrimp Soup

Yield: 4 servings


1 TBSP olive oil (EVOO)
½ C chopped bell pepper
¼ C chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
3 C tomato juice
1 8-oz can clams with broth
½ C water
½ tsp dried thyme
½ tsp dried basil
½ tsp salt
½ C uncooked brown rice
12 oz shrimp, peeled and deveined
hot pepper sauce to taste (Cholula Chili Lime is good.)>


  1. Sauté onion, bell pepper, and garlic in EVOO in large sauce pan until tender.
  2. Stir in tomato juice, water, and clam juice, add seasonings. Bring to boil, and stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until rice is tender.
  3. Stir in shrimp, cook until shrimp is opaque, about 5 min. Season with hot sauce to taste.
  • This is a great recipe to use left-over fish.
  • Add ½ tsp dried oregano.
  • Add thinly sliced celery.
  • Add sliced okra for a gumbo-like texture.
  • Add other diced fish. If left-over, remove any breading on the fish.