Tomato Prawn Soup Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Prawns1 Kilogram (With Shells)
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Onions2 Medium, chopped
 Tomatoes1 1⁄2 Kilogram, blanched, peeled, seeded and chopped
 Chicken stock3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Red wine1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ground black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Prawn stock1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Oil1 Tablespoon
 Onions2 Medium, unpeeled
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm), crushed
 Chicken stock1 Liter
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black peppercorns6
 Chopped green onions8 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 346 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.7%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 223.8 mg

Sodium 990.4 mg41.3%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.6%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 28 g56.8%

Vitamin A 46.3% Vitamin C 66%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Wash prawn heads as well as shells thoroughly and crush them lightly.
2. In a pan heat 1 tbsp butter along with 1 tbsp oil over moderate heat.

3. Add prawn heads and shells to the pan.
4. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
4. Include sliced onions, ginger and garlic and again saute for 2-3 minutes.
5. Stir in stock, salt and peppercorns too.
6. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
7. Strain stock into a fresh pan, crushing the residue in the strainer with a wooden spoon and set aside.
8. Discard residue left behind in the strainer.
9. In a pan add about 2 tbsp butter along with 1 tbsp oil over moderate heat.
10. Add chopped onions to the pan and fry till light brown.
11. Mix in tomatoes, chicken stock, wine and pepper.
12. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer, stirring occasionally till tomatoes are soft and well blended.
13. Pour in strained prawn stock and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
14. Just before serving, you must reheat soup.
15. Include prawns and simmer for 3-4 minutes, till just cooked.
16. Taste and adjust seasoning according to the taste.

17. Spoon into warmed soup bowls and garnish with spring onions.
18. Serve hot.