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Thursday, 18 August 2011

A great thai inspired soup

Sorry people i know i havent blogged a lot recently i have had a lot of personal things to sort out.

On twitter I was talking to a fellow tweeter and telling them about an amazing soup i have made on many occasions. Below is the recipe for;

Roasted Butternut, Coconut and Chilli Soup
A great thai inspired warming soup lovely for hot summer days or cold wintry days

Ingredients (serves 6)       
750 ml Veg stock              
2 Butternut Squash              
15g Coriander                      
1 Knob of Ginger Grated       
2 Red Chillis                         
2 Cloves Garlic                      
250 ml Coconut milk         
4 Shallots                             
2 Lemon Grass                    

  1. Top and tail the Butternut Squash, cut down the middle, scoop out the seeds and dice the butternut
  2. Roast the Butternut with a 1/4 of the Chilli, half the coriander and salt and pepper with olive oil for about 20-30 minutes until the butternut becomes soft
  3. Fry the thinly diced shallots in a sauce pan, add the garlic and the rest of the chilli and ginger
  4. Add the stock and lemon grass and then cook for about ten minutes 
  5. Add the roasted buttenut and coconut milk and simmer for 10 minutes 
  6. Season, Puree and serve

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