Shrimp and Chocolate Tortilla Soup
By Paula Deen
- Prep time: 10 minutes
- Cook time: 10 minutes
- Servings: 10
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 diced red bell pepper
- 1 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 2 (32 oz) boxes chicken broth
- 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
- 2 cups frozen whole kernel corn
- 2 cups crushed tortilla chips
- 1 lb medium peeled and deveined fresh shrimp
- for garnish sour cream
In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, and pepper; cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, or until tender. Add cocoa, cumin, coriander, red pepper, chicken broth, diced tomatoes and corn. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cover, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
Puree the soup using an immersion blender or hand-held mixer. Add the tortilla chips and add shrimp. Place the pan on low heat, cover, and simmer the soup about 5 to 10 minutes or until the shrimp are just cooked.
Ladle the soup into serving bowls and top with a dollop of sour cream.