Crema de mariscos (Cream of seafood soup) (TM)

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The Spanish are very fond of seafood and this Thermomix recipe is worth a try.

Crema de mariscos (Cream of seafood soup) (TM)
The new Thermomix TM5 (2014)
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:436
Ready in:45 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:22nd October 2012

Best recipe review

What a lot of fish!


Looks like it would be tasty, if only I still had my Thermy

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For the Varoma basket


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For the sofrito

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To serve


  1. In the Varoma basket, put the clean mussels, the fish fillets and 2 or 3 prawns per person, and sprinkle the saffron strands over the top.
  2. Cover and reserve.
  3. Put the oil in the bowl 3 minutes / Temp. Varoma / Speed 1.
  4. Add the heads and shells of the prawns 3 minutes / Temp. Varoma / Speed 4.
  5. When the time is up, add the brandy and leave to rest for a few seconds.
  6. Add the water 5 minutes / 100° / Speed 2.
  7. Strain and reserve the stock.
  8. Wash the bowl, add the sofrito ingredients and chop 4 seconds / Speed 4.
  9. Afterwards, program 5 minutes / 100° / Speed 1.
  10. Add the reserved stock and place the Varoma basket over the bowl 10 minutes / Temp. Varoma / Speed 1.
  11. Cut the fish into pieces [and remove the shells from the mussels] and add to the bowl, reserving the bodies of the prawns 30 seconds / Speed 7.
  12. Add the cream, season and program 2 minutes / 80° / Speed 5.
  13. Add more water if you think it is necessary and blend for a few seconds / Speed 7, until you have a homogenous mixture and you desired texture.
  14. To decorate, place a basil leaf in the centre of each bowl, with two or three prawns on the top.

Recipe source

  • This is a translation of a recipe in Thermomix TM31 - Imprescindible para tu cocina which is the book supplied with Spanish TMXs.

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