Snow Pea, Shrimp and Pasta Soup
From: Jean-Marie, Les Escoumins, Quebec, Canada
Comments: A nourishing appetizing soup.
Servings: 4
IngredientsPreparation
  • 12 large fresh shrimps
  • 3 1/2 ounces [100 g] snow peas
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 6 cups [1.5 L] chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] grated fresh ginger
  • 7 ounces [200 g] 'angel hair' or 'spaghettini' pasta noodles
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves, to garnish
  • Shell and deveine shrimps leaving tails; reserve.
  • Sort snow peas; slice large ones only into small pieces; reserve.
  • Into a large casserole, heat oil over low heat; soften chopped onions stirring.
  • Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  • Add grated fresh ginger, reserved shrimps, and pasta noodles.
  • Cook over medium heat for 4 minutes.
  • Salt, pepper and serve immediately, garnished with fresh basil leaves.