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5 from 3 votes

Cajun Cream of Shrimp Soup

Learn how to make the best homemade Louisiana Cream of Shrimp Soup! Our quick & easy Cajun recipe features corn, sausage, peppers and sherry.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer, Soup
Cuisine: American, cajun
Keyword: Cajun Shrimp Soup, Cajun Soup, Cream of Shrimp Soup, Shrimp Soup
Servings: 8
Calories: 306kcal

Equipment

  • Dutch Oven or Large Pot
  • Wooden spoon or spatula
  • French knife
  • measuring spoons
  • measuring cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb Andouille sausage  cooked and thinly sliced
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 Celery ribs sliced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 4 Garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups Corn fresh, canned or frozen
  • 4 Plum tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp Fresh thyme (or 2 tsp dried thyme) minced
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 lb Uncooked Shrimp peeled
  • 1 cup Whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup Dry Sherry

Instructions

  • In a large pot or dutch oven, saute sausage, onion, celery and peppers in butter until vegetables are tender.
  • Add garlic, corn, tomatoes, chicken stock, thyme, chili powder, paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 minutes.
  • Stir in raw shrimp, dry sherry and cream. Bring to a gentle boil. Simmer for an additional for 8 minutes or until shrimp turns pink.

Nutrition

Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 18.3g | Protein: 22.5g | Fat: 15.3g | Saturated Fat: 8.3g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 661mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 3.1g | Sugar: 6.1g | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 3mg