Healthy SWEET POTATO Recipes | Sweet Potato and Shrimp Soup

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Healthy SWEET POTATO Recipes | Sweet Potato and Shrimp Soup

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Sweet Potato and Shrimp Soup RECIPE

First, cook the sweet potatoes

Wash the sweet potatoes and dry them then prick them all over with a fork. Cook the sweet potatoes in the microwave for 6 minutes on high power. Turn the sweet potatoes over and cook them for another six minutes

NEXT, cook the shrimp

Season the shrimp with curry powder and my Sweet Savant seasoned salt recipe.

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Cook the shrimp in a hot pan until they just turn opaque then remove the shrimp from the pan. Reserve some whole shrimp, the rest will be blended with the sweet potatoes.

THEN, Saute some onion

Chop one small onion, about a half cup chopped. Add a teaspoon of oil to the pan and saute the chopped onion on medium heat until softened about five minutes.

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BLEND IT UP

Remove the skin from the sweet potatoes and blend the sweet potatoes with the shrimp, onions and coconut water. Blend the soup until it is smooth adding more coconut water to make it pourable.

HEAT IT UP

Pour the soup in a pot to reheat if necessary and serve the soup with the reserved whole shrimp.

ENJOY!

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Sweet potato and shrimp soup

Demetra Overton
This vibrant sweet potato and shrimp soup is a delicious healthy recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 23 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 3 sweet potatoes about two and a half pounds
  • 2 pounds shrimp
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder optional
  • 2 to 3 cups coconut water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk optional
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Wash and dry the sweet potatoes then prick them all over with a fork.
  • Cook the sweet potatoes on high for 6 minutes then turn them over and cook for another 6 minutes
  • Cook the shrimp in batches if necessary. Season the shrimp with seasoned salt and curry powder. Heat a saute pan with 1 teaspoon of oil then cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side until they are cooked through. Remove the shrimp from the pan.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of oil to the pan and cook the chopped onion for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the onion from the heat
  • Remove the skin from the sweet potatoes
  • Set aside 12 -16 shrimp to leave whole. Add the rest of the shrimp, the sweet potato, onion and 2 cups of coconut water to the blender and blend until smooth. Add more coconut water until the soup is pourable
  • Pour the soup into a pot to reheat if necessary then pour the soup into bowls. Add the reserved shrimp to the bowls
  • Garnish with chives
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