Shrimp Broth

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    6 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

Not only does this appeal to my thrifty soul—making stock from something that is regularly thrown out—it is also rapid. Shrimp shells can often be gotten free or for a nominal amount from fish stores. Whenever I shell shrimp, I throw the shells in a plastic bag in the freezer and add more as available until I have enough for stock.

Use for Shrimp Broth with Shrimp Balls and Shrimp Gumbo, or cook some