Prawns in Peanut Soup

Prawns in Peanut Soup

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"This prawn dish is is very easy to prepare and yet is flavorful. It also contains vegetables so you can serve it as a simple one-pot meal. Serve with rice."
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45 m servings 280 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 280 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.5g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 32.7 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 259 mg
  • 86%
  • Sodium:
  • 370 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring the water and salt to a boil in a large pot. Add the prawns to the water and return to a boil; cook at a boil for 5 minutes. Remove the prawns with a strainer and set aside.
  2. Cook the beans, eggplant, and bok choy in the water until slightly tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and reserve the liquid. Set the vegetables aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir the onion and garlic in the hot oil until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle the achiote powder over the mixture; stir until you produce an even orange-red color. Add the peanut butter and continue stirring until the peanut butter has melted evenly into the mixture. Stir the reserved water into the mixture and bring to a boil; cook at a boil for 3 minutes before stirring in the prawns and vegetables. Continue boiling together 2 minutes more before serving.



For a soup the measurements seamed off. Used 1.5 lbs shirmp. I used a lot more liquid than suggested. Seasonings, peanut butter- needed more of everything. Peel the egg plant-which perhaps was a...

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