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Chilled Prawn And Cucumber Soup

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Ingredients
  Cucumber 1 , peeled, diced
  Fish stock 14 Fluid Ounce, chilled (400 Milliliter, 1 2/3 Cups)
  Tomato juice 5 Fluid Ounce (150 Milliliter, 2/3 Cup)
  Low fat natural yogurt 5 Fluid Ounce (Unsweetened, 150 Milliliter, 2/3 Cup)
  Low fat fromage frais/Double the quantity of yogurt 5 Fluid Ounce (150 Milliliter, 2/3 Cup)
  Peeled prawns 4 1⁄2 Ounce, thawed if frozen, roughly chopped (Shrimp, 125 Gram)
  Tabasco sauce 3 Drop
  Mint 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  White pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Ice cubes 2 (To Serve)
  Mint sprig 2
  Cucumber slice 4
  Peeled prawns 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Shrimp, Whole)
Directions

1. Place the diced cucumber in a blender or food processor and work for a few seconds until smooth. Alternatively, chop the cucumber finely and push through a sieve.
2. Transfer the cucumber to a bowl. Stir in the stock, tomato juice, yogurt, fromage frais (if using) and prawns (shrimp), and mix well. Add the Tabasco sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Stir in the chopped mint, cover and chill for at least 2 hours.
4. Ladle the soup into glass bowls and add a few ice cubes. Serve garnished with sprigs of fresh mint, cucumber slices and whole peeled prawns (shrimp).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Prawn
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes

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