I made this last night and it was fabulous!!! I added 3 green onions instead of the medium onion...and roasted a large red pepper...chopped, 1 tsp of garlic, a 1/4 tsp of Hot paprika instead of sweet and used Chicken broth instead of the water. This soup is a keeper for sure! Not sure about the 8 servings as there were 3 of us and I had a small bowl left-over...boohoo!!! Thanks for the great recipe!!!
Overall delicious!! I took the advice of another chef and substituted the onion soup with chicken broth. I also used fat free half and half instead of heavy cream and I added russet potatoes. I'd say next time I'll nix the Thyme....it was a little much.
I didn't care for this either. Too many spices (onion soup?), this overpowered the delicate flavor of the shrimp. Need to go with less ingredients. Instead of flour, maybe use potatoes, use small amount of water for potatoes and let that be the thickener. Sometimes less is more. sandy
I'm the odd one out I guess. I made this last week and didn't like it at all. The onion soup flavour was way too overpowering. I followed the directions exactly. The only think I can think of is that in Canada we only have Lipton's onion sopu mix, maybe the U.S. golden onion soup is different?
Very cajun! My husband said it tasted like something he'd find in New Orleans. We'd add another cup of corn. It was a nice change -- but the kids weren't impressed.
Tasty, hearty and easy to make. I used low fat ingredients like skim milk instead of cream and it was still great. Since I'm a shrimp lover, this will be made frequently in my home.
I add a little extra cayenne pepper and sometimes Cajun seasoning for a little more spice. We've also eaten it over stuffed clams and it is amazing! Does not reheat very well, the cream and butter get really oily but it's not too bad cold either.
This was delicious. I used everthing here along with a little bit of Mrs. Dash and a crumbed up bacon to top it off. My family loved it. Excellent recipe.
We used 2 cans of corn, well drained, which was a cup more than called for, but it was fine. We also added 2 cans of lump crab meat and used peeled, deveined, pre-cooked shrimp. We cooked the shrimp less time than called for and it was still a bit chewy, but for us, it was worth the time it saved. Really like the flavor. Had more kick than we expected, and we enjoyed that. It warmed up well on the stovetop the next day. We'll make this fairly often this winter.
The flavor was great! I did make some additions, though. I added scallops and lump crab meat along with the shrimp. I also boiled some potatoes in milk and added them to the chowder at the end. I'll definitely make this one again!