Seafood Soup

Are you in search of a seafood recipe that’s both delicious and perfect for a cozy night in? Look no further than this mixed seafood soup! Made with a combination of shrimp, mussels, scallops, and other seafood cooked to perfection in a mouthwatering tomato and herb broth, this soup is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. But that’s not all that makes it great; the addition of vegetables like onions, celery, and carrots provides both flavor and nutrition, making this soup as healthy as it is tasty!

For an extra touch of flavor, consider adding a splash of white wine to your soup. This subtle addition will take your dish to a whole new level, adding an element of elegance that’s sure to impress your dinner guests. And despite its decadent taste, this recipe couldn’t be any easier to prepare. Just follow the recipe instructions, garnish with fresh parsley, and voila! You have a delightful seafood dish that’s ready to be enjoyed.

Whether you’re looking to impress dinner guests or simply enjoy a cozy night in, this mixed seafood soup is the perfect choice. It’s simple, delicious, and sure to satisfy your cravings for something warm and comforting. So why not give it a try tonight? You won’t be disappointed!

Seafood Soup Recipe

This seafood soup recipe is perfect for seafood lovers who want something hearty and comforting. It's easy enough to make for a quick weeknight dinner, yet fancy enough to serve at a dinner party. With a mix of shrimp, clams, and other ingredients, this soup is sure to please.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian, International
Servings4 servings
Calories (per serving)245.07 kcal



  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add onion, celery, carrots, and garlic. Cook until vegetables are soft.
  • Add canned tomatoes, broth, wine (if using), basil, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a simmer.
  • Add the mixed seafood and cook until seafood is cooked through (about 5-7 minutes).
  • Serve hot and garnish with fresh parsley. Enjoy!


1. Prep all ingredients beforehand to make the cooking process smoother and more efficient.
2. Use fresh seafood whenever possible for the best flavor and quality.
3. Use a large pot to ensure that all ingredients fit comfortably and can cook evenly.
4. Sauté vegetables before adding the liquid to enhance their flavor and add depth to the soup.
5. Add the seafood towards the end of the cooking process to avoid overcooking and ensure that it stays tender.
6. Use seasonings generously to enhance the overall flavor of the soup.
7. Taste regularly throughout the cooking process to adjust seasoning and ensure that the soup has the desired level of saltiness.
8. Garnish the soup with fresh herbs to add freshness and visual appeal to the dish.
9. Serve hot and enjoy with crusty bread or crackers to soak up the delicious broth.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 245.07kcalCarbohydrates: 14.42gProtein: 23.86gFat: 10.02gSaturated Fat: 1.7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1.44gMonounsaturated Fat: 5.41gSodium: 1981.7mgPotassium: 586.34mgFiber: 3.27gSugar: 5.46gVitamin A: 5247.34IUVitamin B1: 0.08mgVitamin B2: 0.17mgVitamin B3: 4.52mgVitamin B5: 0.26mgVitamin B6: 0.25mgVitamin B12: 0.25µgVitamin C: 14.09mgVitamin E: 2.44mgVitamin K: 24.11µgCalcium: 147.08mgCopper: 0.24mgFolate: 32.64µgIron: 2.51mgManganese: 0.28mgMagnesium: 26.9mgPhosphorus: 119.74mgSelenium: 2.26µgZinc: 0.59mgNet Carbohydrates: 11.15g
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Data source: USDA

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Storage Tips

This recipe can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days in an airtight container. To freeze, let the soup cool down to room temperature first, then transfer it into a freezer-safe container, leaving enough room for expansion. It can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months.

To defrost, move the container from the freezer to the fridge overnight. Once fully defrosted, reheat the soup on the stove in a pot or in the microwave, stirring occasionally until it is heated through.

When serving, garnish with fresh parsley.

Recipe Variations

1. Creamy Seafood Chowder Variation: Add cream to the soup base for a thick and creamy chowder. Add potatoes or extra vegetables for a heartier dish.

2. Spicy Seafood Soup Variation: Add chili flakes, cayenne pepper or chipotle pepper for a spicy kick. Garnish with fresh herbs like cilantro, scallions, and parsley to balance out the heat.

3. Tomato-Based Seafood Soup Variation: Use tomato paste or canned diced tomatoes instead of broth for a rich, flavorful tomato-based soup.

4. Coconut Curry Seafood Soup Variation: Add curry powder and coconut milk to the broth for a sweet and savory Thai-style soup. Garnish with fresh lime wedges and chopped cilantro.

5. Cioppino Seafood Soup Variation: This Italian-American recipe uses a mix of seafood like shrimp, mussels, clams, and white fish cooked in a tomato-based broth. Serve with crusty bread for a complete meal.

6. Bouillabaisse Seafood Soup Variation: For a taste of the south of France, cook a mix of seafood in a saffron-spiced broth. Serve with garlic aioli and crusty bread.

7. Bisque Seafood Soup Variation: Use crab or lobster to make a rich and velvety bisque. Serve with a dollop of crème fraiche and chopped chives.

What To Serve With

– Crusty bread or garlic bread for dipping
– A simple green salad with a tangy vinaigrette to balance out the richness of the soup
– Grilled or roasted vegetables, such as asparagus, zucchini, or bell peppers
– A side of rice or quinoa to help sop up the broth and make the meal more hearty
– A glass of crisp white wine, such as Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc, to complement the seafood flavors.

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