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Prawn & Basil Light Soup

Prawn and Basil Light Soup

I admit, I made this recipe a year before it’s being posted because this dish was just too good that I wanted to keep the recipe a secret! However, I am loyal to you guys and I want you to lead your best healthy lives! Here is a recipe to this light and delicious soup!

Prawn and Basil Light Soup
Prawn and Basil Light Soup

Prawn & Basil Light Soup

Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 300 g king prawns
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 thumb-sized piece ginger
  • Shrimp seasoning
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 3 kpakpo shito peppers/scotch bonnet peppers (optional)
  • 500 ml water
  • 8 basil leaves

Instructions

  1. In a blender, add chopped onion, ginger, garlic and a bit of water to blend.

  2. Add your mixture to your pot and add your shrimp and shrimp seasoning. Cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes.

  3. Remove your shrimp and put to the side until later. Don't take out the blended onion mixture.

  4. Blend tomatoes and peppers and add to your pot with the already blended onion mixture. Add salt to taste and water. Cook for a further 20 minutes.

  5. Add prawns back to the mixture and basil leaves. Cook for a further 2 minutes.

  6. Serve with boiled plantain, fufu or any side of your choice.

Prawn and Basil Light Soup

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Bry xo