Brazilian Shellfish Soup Recipe

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Brazilian Shellfish Soup
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  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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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 234.22 Kcal (981 kJ)
Calories from fat 95.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.63g 16%
Cholesterol 22.93mg 8%
Sodium 719.14mg 30%
Potassium 588.2mg 13%
Total Carbs 29.87g 10%
Sugars 10.95g 44%
Dietary Fiber 4.14g 17%
Protein 6.16g 12%
Vitamin C 90.6mg 151%
Vitamin A 1.6mg 53%
Iron 27.7mg 154%
Calcium 67.3mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 56.75 Kcal (238 kJ)
Calories from fat 23.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.57g 16%
Cholesterol 5.56mg 8%
Sodium 174.26mg 30%
Potassium 142.53mg 13%
Total Carbs 7.24g 10%
Sugars 2.65g 44%
Dietary Fiber 1g 17%
Protein 1.49g 12%
Vitamin C 21.9mg 151%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 53%
Iron 6.7mg 154%
Calcium 16.3mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.8
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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