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Recipe for Shrimp sour soup with star fruit

Recipe for Shrimp sour soup with Star Fruit

Shrimp sour soup with start fruit that can be fixed under 30 minutes. This soup is so fully of flavor, it is savory sweet and mild sour at the same time. Try this with side rice or salad
Course Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author Victoria


  • 1 lb raw shrimp
  • 2 star fruits
  • 2 to matoes
  • 2 green onion
  • 1 shallot
  • 4 cup seafood broth or water
  • a couple cilantro leaves or ground
  • dill or paddy herb
  • 1 Tbsp veggies oil


  • Finely chop all herbs and dill.
  • Cut and separate green/white onion parts.
  • Chop shallot.
  • Wash shrimp, remove shell and de-vein. Note that you could use these shells to make seafood broth.
  • Cut tomatoes into quarters.
  • Thinly slice star fruit.
  • Have a stock pot over high heat for 30 seconds, add oil stir and wait till hot.
  • Add chopped shallot and white onion parts. Stir till brown and giving off aroma.
  • Add shrimp and tomatoes, stir for 3 minutes until shrimp turn pink.
  • Add seafood broth or water and bring to boil.
  • Season to taste (try 1 Tbsp fish sauce and 1/2 tsp seasoning powder or salt).
  • Finally add all the chopped herb and remove from heat.
  • Serve hot along with your meal.