Scrumptious Seafood Soups

As the weather turns colder, there’s nothing better than a warming bowl of soup, whether its lunch, a starter, or dinner. If you’re getting bored of the typical tomato and basil or minestrone, try some of this tasty seafood soups for inspiration.

Spicy Crab and Cod Soup

To add some real heat to your dinner table, this crab and cod chilli soup is perfect. Pack your soup full of chilli and aromatics such as Thai basil and lemongrass that will create an irresistible aroma. Don’t forget to use the crab shell to add depth of flavour and gently simmer the cod (or any white fish) in the soup to allow the flavours to penetrate.

Clam Chowder

Clam chowder is one of the most ‘famous’ seafood soups. Its rich and creamy and bursting full of different flavours and textures. Pack your clam chowder full of vegetables and garlic for a cosy spoonful.

Crayfish Dumpling Soup

You might be used to seafood dumplings as a starter, or maybe even soup dumplings, but have you tried dumplings in soup? Envelope tasty crayfish dumplings in a rich broth and garnish with a sprinkle of spring onions to cut through the umami taste.

Cioppino

Cioppino is an Italian ‘Fisherman’s Soup’, therefore, as expected is packed full of a variety of shellfish. Typically, it can feature crab, clams, prawns, scallops, squid, mussels, and white fish. The soup is created with fresh tomatoes and wine for a flavoursome bite.

Creamy Prawn & Vegetable Soup

Not every seafood soup has to feature the shellfish within it! Use seafood, such as prawns, as a tasty garnish. This is a great way to elevate a soup starter for a dinner party. You can choose any soup to garnish with seafood such as a creamy mushroom. This will work perfectly with fried prawns and will cut down your cooking time into prep time.

What’s your favourite seafood soup?

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