- Prep Time: 7 h 50 m
- Calories: 112 kcal
/ Soups, Stews And Chili
- Bake shrimp shells at 375 degrees F (195 degrees C) until dried and starting to brown on edges.
- In an 8-quart pot, combine water, carrots, onions, celery, bay leaves, garlic, parsley, cloves, pepper, basil, thyme and shrimp shells. Bring slowly to a boil.
- Reduce heat, and cook 5 to 7 hours. Replace water as needed, 2 or 3 times, by pouring more water down the inside of the pot.
- Remove stock from heat, and strain. Press all liquid from the shells and vegetables, then discard them. Return liquid to heat, and reduce to 2 to 3 quarts, or to taste.
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