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                        Shellfish Soup With Cilantro
 
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit April 1996
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Asparagus                        Beans & Peas
                 Bon Appetit Magazine             Chowder, Soups & Stews
                 Seafoods                         Shrimp
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      tablespoons   olive oil
   24      large         shrimp -- peeled, deveined,
                         -- shells reserved
    1      cup           chopped carrots
    1      cup           chopped leeks
    1      cup           chopped onion
    1 1/2  cups          dry white wine
    4 1/2  cups          water
      3/4  bunch         fresh cilantro
      3/4                vanilla bean -- split lengthwise
    2                    bay leaves
    6      ounces        green beans -- trimmed, cut in
                         -- half
    6      ounces        asparagus -- trimmed, cut into
                         -- 3-inch length
    6      ounces        snow peas -- trimmed
    1 1/4  cups          chopped green onions
   12                    sea scallops -- cut horizontally in
                         -- half
                         chopped fresh cilantro
 
 Heat oil in heavy large Dutch oven over medium heat.  Add shrimp shells; saute 
 3 minutes.  Add carrots, leeks and onion and saute 5 minutes.  Add wine; simmer
  5 minutes.  Add water, 3/4 bunch cilantro, vanilla and bay leaves.  Cover; sim
 mer over low heat 30 minutes.  Strain stock into large saucepan.  (Can be made 
 1 day ahead.  Chill.)
 
 Bring stock to boil.  Add green beans, asparagus, snow peas and 3/4 cup green o
 nions and simmer 1 minute.  Add shrimp and scallops; simmer until shellfish are
  cooked through, about 3 minutes.  Mix in 1/2 cup green onions.  Ladle soup int
 o bowls.  Sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
 
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 Notes:	Here’s a light, fresh-tasting soup-stew from Hotel Château Erenstein in 
 Kerkrade, the Netherlands.
 
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