Shrimp & Chorizo Stew

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Shrimp & Chorizo Stew

This soothing shrimp & chorizo stew recipe is packed with savory flavors/herbs & corn, potatoes, and kale.  Substitute spinach or arugula if you can’t find or don’t like kale.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 40 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Main Dish / Stew
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Low Country


  • ~1 1/2 Tbsp e.v. olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 3/4 lb ground chorizo, casings removed if needed
  • 1 Tbsp ground paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 15 ounces canned diced tomatoes w/ juices
  • 4 cups water or broth
  • 1 lb potatoes, peeled & diced
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 1/4 lb shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 1 small bunch kale, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped – as garnish


  • Bring a large pot to medium high heat and add olive oil to lightly coat the pan.  Add onions, chorizo, paprika, thyme, oregano, and sea salt.  Cook for ~ 6-8 minutes or until sausage is done.  Add the garlic and cook 1-2 minutes or until fragrant.
  • Add the bay leaves, tomatoes, water/broth, and potatoes.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered ~ 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender with a fork.
  • Add corn and shrimp and more water/broth until desired consistency.  Cook an additional 3-5 minutes until shrimp are pink and done.  Fold in the kale and cook until wilted (~2 minutes).
  • Add sea salt to taste and spice it up with chili pepper flakes if you like.  Garnish with chopped parsley.  Happy Eating!  Beckie


Things In My Kitchen:

  • Shrimp peeler & deveiner – this makes faster work of peeling & deveining.  It’s not fancy but this plastic one works better than any out there made of steel or that have big clunky handles.
  • Vegetable peeler – serrated and on a swivel for fast potato peelin’.

For more kitchen items I love/use: please visit my shop page.

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Keywords: Low Country, Coastal, Pork, Seafood, Stew, Soup, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Holidays, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Shrimp

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