Cajun Corn and Shrimp Soup Mix
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
2 3/4 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
5 vegetable bouillon cubes, crumbled
In medium bowl, stir mixture together; store mix in airtight
container. Can be packed into summertime basket with 6 ears fresh
corn and french baguette mix.
Cajun Corn and Shrimp Soup (serves 8): 1/2 c. butter, 1 medium onion
chopped, 1/4 cup flour, 1 tbl. soup mix, 3 c. boiling water, 3 c
fresh corn kernels, 3/4 pound medium peeled and deveined shrimp, 1/2
c. heavy cream.
In large saucepan, melt the butter and add the
chopped onion. Saute for 3 minutes. Add the flour, and cook,
whisking constantly. Stir the soup mix into the flour and gradually
add the boiling water, whisking until the mixture is thick.
Add the corn and shrimp and simmer for 5
minutes, or until the shrimp are pink.
Whisk in the heavy cream. Continue to cook over
low heat, until the soup is heated through.