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Asian Shrimp Noodle Soup in a deep bowl with chopsticks.
Asian Shrimp Noodle Soup
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 5 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins
This asian shrimp noodle soup is a twist on the classic chicken noodle soup. It's quick and easy, but remember that much of the flavor will depend on the stock that you use, so use a stock that you like.
Course: Soups
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Seafood, Lunch, One Pot Meal
Servings: 6
Calories: 781 kcal
Author: Meredith Laurence
  • 24 large shrimp unpeeled
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 2 carrots cut into julienne strips
  • 2 ribs celery sliced on the bias ¼” thick
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • ½ - 1 red chili pepper halved
  • 2 15-ounce cans coconut milk
  • ½ pound rice vermicelli noodles
  • 1 tablespon soy sauce
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 lime cut into wedges
  1. Peel and devein the shrimp, reserving the shells. Set the peeled shrimp aside. Combine the vegetable stock and reserved shrimp shells in a saucepan. Simmer together for 30 minutes. Then strain out and discard the shrimp shells, reserving the stock.
  2. Heat a stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the vegetable oil and lightly sauté the onion, carrot and celery until tender – about 6 to 8 minutes. Add the garlic, ginger, chili pepper halves and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the reserved vegetable stock and coconut milk, and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl or saucepan, pour boiling water over the rice noodles and let them sit while the soup simmers.
  4. Drain and add the noodles to the soup, along with the shrimp, soy sauce and scallions. Simmer just until the shrimp is pink and opaque – about 2 to 4 minutes. Add the cilantro and serve with the lime wedges.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Shrimp Noodle Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 781 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Fat 52g80%
Saturated Fat 45g225%
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 1393mg58%
Potassium 766mg22%
Carbohydrates 70g23%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 5755IU115%
Vitamin C 18.2mg22%
Calcium 126mg13%
Iron 4.8mg27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.