Brazilian Shellfish Soup

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by jimshim

Excellent gumbo type stew from Brazil.

Top Review by camohn

Very tasty, the coconut was a nice touch. It gave a creamy texture without the actual cream. In fact since I liked it as is before I got to adding the milk ... I left the milk out. Especially as hubby isn't a huge Fan of creamed soups. I did it in the slow cooked after sweating veggies in pan first

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Instructions.
  2. Place clams and mussels in a large bowl; cover with cold water. Sprinkle with cornmeal; let stand 30 minutes. Drain and rinse.
  3. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a large Dutch oven. Add clams and mussels; cover and cook 6 minutes or until shells open. Discard any unopened shells. Remove clams and mussels from pan; set aside. Discard cooking liquid.
  4. Heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, bell peppers, jalapeno pepper, and garlic; saute 8 minutes. Add tomato, ginger, orange.
  5. rind, clam juice and tomato paste; coook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp; cook 5 minutes or until done. Remove from heat; stir in clams, mussels, green onions, and next 5 ingredients (green onions thru milk). Ladle soup into large.
  6. bowls; speinkle with coconut. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.

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