Thai pumpkin and coconut cream soup. Add half of the remaining coconut cream. Season with salt and pepper and heat through without allowing the soup to boil. Cut the leaves into threadlike shreds.
Ingredients of Thai pumpkin and coconut cream soup
- Prepare 350 grm of yellow pumpkin (peeled ) cubed.
- It’s 1 tbsp of lemon juice.
- You need 5oo ml of chicken stock.
- It’s 800 ml of coconut cream ( canned).
- You need 1 cup of basil leaves.
- It’s to taste of pepper and salt.
- Prepare of Ingredients for shrimp paste.
- Prepare 125 grm of prawns (shelled and deveined ).
- Prepare 10 of shallots ,peeled.
- You need 1 tbsp of shrimp paste.
- You need 1 tbsp of red chilli ,minced.
- You need 1 tbsp of ginger ,grated.
- It’s 1 tsp of dark brown sugar.
- Prepare 1 tbsp of fish sauce.
- You need 1 tbsp of lemon grass stalk, finely chopped.
Ginger adds a lovely gentle warmth to this pumpkin soup with coconut milk and coriander (cilantro). This Thai pumpkin soup is creamy and full of flavour, zest and spice. It's filling enough for a meal or can be paired with shredded or diced chicken or grilled prawns for extra protein. A bit of this, a bit of that, and some coconut cream and I ended up with one of the best pumpkin soups I've ever made.
Thai pumpkin and coconut cream soup instructions
- Using a mortar and pestle pound together all the ingredients listed under shrimp paste to form a well mixed paste..
- Toss the pumpkin cubes in lemon juice and keep aside..
- In a heavy bottomed pan add the shrimp paste, coconut cream and 250 ml chicken stock.Whisk well so no lumps remain..
- On medium heat, stirring occasionally, bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and stir to ensure there are no lumps..
- Add pumpkin and cook on low heat until pumpkin is tender but not mushy..
- Add the remaining 250 ml chicken stock, salt,pepper and basil leaves. Stir through and cook for a further 10 minutes..
- Remove from heat and serve immediately.
This Thai pumpkin soup recipe is simple to make and tastes as delicious as the pumpkin soup from your favorite Thai restaurant! In Thailand, pumpkin and coconut milk are commonly paired up to make a variety of both savory and sweet entrees. In this recipe, the two come together beautifully in a. Even without added cream, this pumpkin soup takes on a luxuriously velvety texture after it's simmered and pureed. The combination of red curry paste, ginger, and coconut milk result in a Thai-inspired meal.