Saturday, October 15, 2011

Soups ~ Day 7


50g [2oz] butter
1 onion chopped
1 garlic clove finely chopped
250g [8oz] smoked salmon finely chopped
3 tablespoons plain flour
900ml [1 ½ pints] chicken stock
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 bay leaf
¼ teaspoon paprika
150ml [¼] pint single cream
125g [4oz] cooked peeled prawns
1 teaspoon Dill

  1. melt the butter in a pan add onion and garlic, cook over a moderate heat for 1 minute. Add salmon cook for 1 minute, stirring. Stir in flour, gradually add stock. Stirring constantly bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 mins.
  2. Add lemon juice, bay leaf and paprika. Season and simmer for 5-8 mins. Remove from heat and leave to cool, remove bay leaf.
  3. Blend the soup until smooth, stir in cream, prawns and chopped dill. Cool and cover closely. Chill in fridge for 3-4 hours or overnight
  4. Serve in chilled bowls with a pinch of dill.

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