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Chilled Cucumber Soup

Recipe #: 204  |  Submitted By: unknown  |  Last Modified: 15 Oct 2011

Description: A delightful chilled soup, perfect for Summer eating.

Servings: serves 4

Chilled Cucumber Soup
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Ingredients for Chilled Cucumber Soup

 1 cucumber, cut in half lengthways, de-seeded and finely sliced

 2 garlic cloves, crushed

 ½ lemongrass, bruised

 10g pickled sushi ginger

 2 fresh kaffir lime leaves

 1 sprig mint leaves, stems removed

 1 sprig Thai basil

 1 sprig coriander

 1 green chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped

 1 lime, juiced

 pinch cumin, ground

 seasoning (salt and pepper)

 500g natural yogurt

 250ml coconut milk

 sesame oil

 Thai basil leaves, for garnish


Directions for Chilled Cucumber Soup

1. Place the first 12 ingredients (up until the coconut milk)in a bowl, mix together and marinate in the fridge for 4-6 hours.

2. Once marinated finely blend the mixture, together with the coconut milk and most of the yoghurt until smooth and adjust the seasoning. Pass the mixture through a coarse sieve.

3. Serve in chilled bowls and garnish with a drop of yoghurt, sesame oil, sushi ginger and a couple of Thai basil leaves.


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