Chinese Shrimp & Tofu Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Chinese Shrimp & Tofu Soup recipe? Learn how to make Chinese Shrimp & Tofu Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by js1973

Makes 6 servings



This is a typical Chinese soup involving ginger, shrimp, and tofu. It is easy to make and fast! Good for cold weather too.

Recipe Ingredients for Chinese Shrimp & Tofu Soup

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp ginger, minced
6 ounces shrimp, shelled and deveined
2 pints chicken stock
8 ounces tofu, diced small
1/3 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon cornstarch

Recipe Directions for Chinese Shrimp & Tofu Soup

Heat the oil in a large saucepan or wok over high heat. Cook the garlic and ginger until fragrant and lightly browned. Stir in the shrimp, and stir fry until cooked, then remove and set aside. Pour in the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, add the tofu and peas, season with salt and pepper, then return to a simmer. Mix the cornstarch with a little water to form a thin paste. Stir the cornstarch into the soup and continue to simmer until clear and thickened, about 1 minute. Stir the shrimp back into the soup and serve.
Categories

Seafood, Soup, Chinese, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 243.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
107
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.0g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
1450mg
60%
Potassium
155mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
5.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.7g
3%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
10.4g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 9% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sodium
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