Asian Style Prawn & Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

  • 50g baby carrots cleaned, cut into thin 5 c.m. strips
  • half celery stick, cut into 5 c.m. strips
  • 3 green onions, cut into thin 5 c.m. strips
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 c.m. ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 small red chilli (optional) de-seeded, finely chopped
  • 6 medium green prawns, de-veined, tails intact
  • 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves for garnishing

Serves 3-4

Preparation

  • Place prepared carrots, celery, green onions, garlic, ginger and chilli into a 1 litre microwave safe jug.
  • Cook on HIGH (100%) for 5 minutes.
  • Add the green prawns and soy sauce.
  • Pour in chicken stock.
  • Cover the jug and place in the microwave oven and cook on HIGH (100%) for 5 minutes.
  • Uncover carefully away from you to avoid escaping steam and serve in small bowls garnished with coriander leaves.

Tip
replace prawns with cubes of firm tofu and Japanese soy for a vegetarian alternative.