Asian Shrimp Soup Recipe
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Asian Shrimp Soup Recipe

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"I love this soup so much, I sometimes double the recipe," notes Michelle Smith from Sykesville, Maryland. "In fact, I've nicknamed it the 'House Specialty'! If I have leftover chicken or pork, I sometimes substitute it for the shrimp."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 ounce uncooked thin spaghetti, broken into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 cups plus 1 tablespoon water, divided
  • 3 teaspoons reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 cup thinly sliced romaine lettuce
  • 1 can (6 ounces) small shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onion

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 111 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 725mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat.


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine 3 cups water, bouillon and salt; bring to a boil. Stir in mushrooms and corn. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, until vegetables are tender.
  3. Combine the cornstarch, teriyaki sauce and remaining water until smooth; stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Reduce heat. Drain spaghetti. Add the spaghetti, lettuce, shrimp and green onion to the soup; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Asian Shrimp Soup in Light & Tasty April/May 2004, p54

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thebigapple 226939
Reviewed May. 25, 2015

"Great recipe! Will definitely make it again. I didn't have cornstarch so used flour in place of it. Didn't have teriyaki sauce either and used soy sauce."

deerock 214495
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2014

"very good husband loved will make again made no changes in recipe"

kmberly817 136264
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2014

"Really good; easy. Daughter loved!!"

TinaTchr 78383
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2011

"Really easy to make. I doubled the recipe."

TeriB422 91570
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2011

"I added 1/4 cup red pepper to give it a little more flavor...."

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