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Vietnamese Butternut Squash and Shrimp Soup - Canh Bi Do Tom Recipe (with Video)

Easy, Seafood, Eggs

Discover our Vietnamese Butternut Squash and Shrimp Soup - Canh Bi Do Tom Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a soup recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size

Prep 15min | Cook 15min


- 6 c water
- 1 lb Butternut squash, cubed
- 0.5 lb Jumbo shrimp, cleaned, deveined
- 0.5 tbsp chicken powder
- 0.333 tsp Black pepper
For Broth
- 1 tbsp chicken powder
- 1 tbsp Fish sauce
- 0.5 tbsp Sugar
- 0.333 tbsp MSG
- 2 stalks Green onion, green part, cut into 2" pieces
- Cilantro, sliced
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Preparation of Ingredients
1. Remove the skin from the butternut squash. Cube and clean them well. Set aside.
2. Mince your shrimp. Season with 1/2 tbsp chicken powder and 1/3 tsp black pepper. Combine well. Set aside.
Boiling the Shrimp
1. In a 3 qt pot, bring 6 cups of water to boil.
2. Using a spoon, spoon in the shrimp mixture into the boiling pot.
3. Allow to cook until well done - 5 mins. Lower the heat to medium low if water begins to hard boil.
4. Remove any impurities that float to the top.
Adding the Squash and Seasoning
1. Add the butternut squash and cook for 10 minutes.
2. Season the soup with 1 tbsp chicken powder, 1 tbsp fish sauce, 1/2 tbsp sugar, and 1/3 tbsp MSG. Stir to combine.
Final Steps
1. Turn off the heat and add your sliced green onions and cilantro.
2. Serve hot with a side of rice.

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