Basic Shrimp Broth for Soups, Stews, and Sauces


by: Christina

The best way ta extract the intense flavor carried in shrimp heads is ta make a broth, which can then be used as the base far shrimp soups and stews. The broth can be frozen far months or kept refrigerated far up ta 5 days (hailing every 5 days will allow you ta keep it in the refrigerator indefinitely).

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serves: 1

1 small onion (coarsely chopped)

1 small fennel bulb or the stalks of a fennel bulb (coarsely chopped)

1 small carrot (coarsely chopped)

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 quarts shrimp heads (and/or shells)

3 quarts water (or chicken broth)

3 sprigs thyme (optional)

Nutrition Facts
Basic Shrimp Broth for Soups, Stews, and Sauces

Servings Per Recipe: 1

Amount per Serving

Calories: 3306

  • Total Fat: 196.3 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 108.7 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 527.5 mg
  • Sodium: 28042.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 299.1 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 21.3 g
  •     Sugars: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 95 g

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