Marley Spoon Shrimp Tortilla Soup: Review

My first Marley Spoon box arrived this morning and I opted for the Shrimp Corn Tortilla Soup tonight.

One word: DELICIOUS!

So easy to put together from the recipe card back with perfect step-by-step instructions.

Ta-da! My version looks pretty darn close to the photo and took less than 25 minutes from A to Z.

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First up, thinly slice the two corn tortillas, toss them in EVOO and salt and bake until crisp.

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Meanwhile, chop the onions and garlic. Take the corn off the cob (with a few kernels on the floor, but the five second rule applied so I picked them up and threw them in the pan).

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Cook a bit, then add the liquids – chicken stock, water, and the chipoltle in adobo. Bring to simmer.

Then take shrimp out of vacuumed sealed container, season, and dump in pan.

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Garnish with cilantro and the tortilla chips (if any are left after munching on them before the soup is ready!!)

Compare- theirs versus mine. I say it’s hard to tell. They have a prettier and more shallow bowl but otherwise I say I cooked exactly what they had in mind! I give myself (and Marley Spoon) an A+.

The best part – clean-up is a breeze – I opened up the paper bag everything came in and used it for all the trash. Wrap it up when done, and bingo.

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4 thoughts on “Marley Spoon Shrimp Tortilla Soup: Review

  1. I’m delighted to read your review of Martha’s meal. I wonder, now that you know the ingredients and the recipe, if you can’t easily duplicate the results. Heh, silly question. Of course you can. While you and I aren’t her target market, it’s people like us who will buy the meals for others- new parents, newlyweds with busy jobs, new neighbors and so on. I think it’s a great concept. With Martha’s name behind it, it should do well.

    1. That’s the real downside I see of any boxed food plan. The recipes come. You keep them, then make it on your own next time. Although I gotta say it was so darn easy to have the exact amount of ingredients right at hand. It sure was easy.
      I thought too the boxes would make a great gift for new moms or newlyweds. I was truly impressed with how every aspect of the box was planned out perfectly. Not one glitch.

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