Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup (Weight Watcher)

Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero


This is my favorite soup anytime of day! Just imagining the taste makes your mouth water and it is so soothing and delicious.

This soup is great when your love ones are sick and don't have any appetite. This will surely bring back the taste to their pallet! YUMMY!!!

If you are watching your weight, this your YOUR Soup!

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
35 Min


2 lb
uncooked shrimps
2 medium
shallots (chopped)
3 clove
garlic (chopped)
2 small
red chillies (chopped)
1/4 c
fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
1 Tbsp
peanut oil
2 sprig(s)
fresh coriander roots
2 Tbsp
fish sauce
2 stick
fresh lemon grass (sliced)
6 small
fresh kaffir lime leaves (roughly chopped)
8 c
2 tsp
brown sugar
1/3 c
lime juice
1 tsp
salt and pepper (more or less)
1 Tbsp
dried chopped red chilli peppers (optional)


1Shell and devein the prawns if you need to. Reserve the shells.
2Heat oil over medium heat in a pan, add prawn shells, garlic and chilies, cook stirring (about 5 minutes or until the shells are red and the mixture is fragrant).
3Add lemongrass, lime leaves, water, juice, sugar, sauce and coriander roots and simmer covered (for 30 minutes). Add salt and pepper to taste (more or less)
4Strain the stock.
5Place the strained stock, prawns, coriander leaves and shallots into a clean pan, and simmer covered (for about 3 minutes until the prawns are tender).
6Garnish with chopped shallots, and coriander leaves.

About Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup (Weight Watcher)

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy