Suam Na Mais

5 from 3 reviews


  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 white onion,chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can whole corn kernels
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 500g shrimp, shelled and deveined (heads saved to make shrimp broth)
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 piece shrimp cube
  • 2 cups chili leaves
  • fish sauce to taste


  1. Make the Shrimp Broth: Boiling shrimp heads in 8 cups of water. Remove the shrimp heads by poring broth through a strainer into another pot/container. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pot.
  3. Sauté garlic and onion until onion becomes translucent.
  4. Add shrimp and sauté for a few seconds until shrimp becomes half-cooked.
  5. Add shrimp broth, whole corn kernels, and creamed corn. Bring to a boil and simmer for a minute.
  6. Add shrimp cubes and stir.
  7. Turn off heat and add chili leaves.
  8. Serve hot.