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Tomato Prawn Soup

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Ingredients
  Prawns 1 Kilogram (With Shells)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, chopped
  Tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Kilogram, blanched, peeled, seeded and chopped
  Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Prawn stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium, unpeeled
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), crushed
  Chicken stock 1 Liter
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black peppercorns 6
  Chopped green onions 8 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash prawn heads as well as shells thoroughly and crush them lightly.
2. In a pan heat 1 tbsp butter along with 1 tbsp oil over moderate heat.

MAKING
3. Add prawn heads and shells to the pan.
4. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
4. Include sliced onions, ginger and garlic and again saute for 2-3 minutes.
5. Stir in stock, salt and peppercorns too.
6. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes.
7. Strain stock into a fresh pan, crushing the residue in the strainer with a wooden spoon and set aside.
8. Discard residue left behind in the strainer.
9. In a pan add about 2 tbsp butter along with 1 tbsp oil over moderate heat.
10. Add chopped onions to the pan and fry till light brown.
11. Mix in tomatoes, chicken stock, wine and pepper.
12. Bring to boil, lower heat and simmer, stirring occasionally till tomatoes are soft and well blended.
13. Pour in strained prawn stock and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
14. Just before serving, you must reheat soup.
15. Include prawns and simmer for 3-4 minutes, till just cooked.
16. Taste and adjust seasoning according to the taste.

SERVING
17. Spoon into warmed soup bowls and garnish with spring onions.
18. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Prawn
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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