Thai-Spiced Watermelon Soup With Crabmeat
Thai-Spiced Watermelon Soup With Crabmeat
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    This light, spicy soup is delicious hot or chilled. The sautéed aromatics turn the broth a rich red-orange, more reminiscent of tomato than watermelon. See if your guests can guess the main ingredient. Active time: 1 hr Start to finish: 1 hr (3 hr if serving chilled)

    Ingredients

    • 5 cups coarsely chopped seeded watermelon (from a 4-lb piece, rind discarded)
    • 1 fresh lemongrass stalk*
    • 3 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons mild olive oil
    • 1 small hot green chile such as Thai or serrano, finely chopped (including seeds), or to taste
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, or to taste
    • 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
    • 10 oz jumbo lump crabmeat (2 cups), picked over
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
    • Accompaniment: lime wedges

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 184 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.51%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 69 mg 22.91%
    • Sodium: 880 mg 36.65%
    • Calcium: 88 mg 8.78%
    • Potassium: 459 mg 13.12%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 16 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.35%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 28.07%
    • Vitamin C 39.98%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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