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Sopa de Camarones
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3.8 from 5 votes

Sopa de Camarones

This Sopa de Camarones or Shrimp Soup is delicious comforting soup and perfect as an appetizer or meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 349kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 1 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 can pinto beans
  • 4-5 roma tomatoes coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium white onion chopped
  • 1 serrano chile finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp stick unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp mexican oregano
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1 avocado pitted and cubed
  • 1 lime


  • In a pot over medium heat add the 2 tbsp of oil, onion and serrano chile. Cook for about 5 minutes until onions are translucent and pepper is soft. Add garlic, cumin and oregano. Mix together and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the beans with the liquid they come in, chopped tomatoes and the chicken broth. Cook uncovered for about 20 to 25 minutes. Finally add the shrimp and cook for 5-7 minutes. Add butter. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve in bowls with some cilantro leaves in each one and if you like some avocado cubes and a slice of lime. Enjoy! (Squeeze fresh lime juice over soup)


Serving: 4g | Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 301mg | Sodium: 1537mg | Potassium: 700mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 39.3mg | Calcium: 209mg | Iron: 3.7mg