South Beach Thai Shrimp Soup With Lime and Cilantro

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

Appropriate for Phase I. In later phases, you can add cooked soba noodles. Substitute chopped scallions if you don't like cilantro.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large pot.
  2. Add ginger and onion.
  3. Cook, stirring frequently for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add broth and red pepper flakes and bring to a low boil.
  5. Add cabbage and cook for approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Add shrimp, lime zest and lime juice.
  7. Cook just until shrimp turns pink.
  8. Serve hot sprinkled with cilantro or scallions.
Most Helpful

I did not care for this at all. I had high hopes because I love shrimp and cilantro. Don't know what it was exactly, but I won't make it again.

Cook in Training in KY February 17, 2010

Full of flavor and fast/easy to make. Won first place in our office soup contest.

Nancy S. March 06, 2015

I am not sure what happened. I didn't have any broth and the flavor is definitely missing something.

Lizzie Rodriquez September 12, 2012