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Chilled Lychee And Apple Soup

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Ingredients
  Strong chicken stock 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, sliced
  Ginger 2 Inch, coarsely crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Cloves 4 , coarsely crushed
  Cinnamon 1 Inch, coarsely crushed
  Star anise 1 , coarsely crushed
  Black peppercorns 1 Teaspoon, coarsely crushed
  Lime 1 , juiced
  Lime sorbet 1 Tablespoon
  Limes 3 , juiced
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Limca/Any lime based soda 600 Milliliter (Two 300 Milliliter Each Bottles)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cubed apples 2 Cup (32 tbs), sprinkled with a little lime juice
  Seeded lychees 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Fresh Or Canned)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Squeeze limes and collect juice.

MAKING
2. In a pan combine stock, onion, ginger, salt and crushed spices.
3. Bring to a boil over high heat.
4. Lower heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
5. Strain and cool.
6. Mix in lime juice.
7. Taste and adjust seasoning.
8. Chill the soup overnight.
9. For the sourbet, combine squeezed lime juice with all the ingredients and stir till sugar dissolves.
10. Pour into a container and freeze overnight.

SERVING
11. Ladle the chilled soup in well chilled cocktail glasses.
12. Spoon in apples and lychees.
13. Place a scoop of the lime sorbet on top and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Occasion: 
Wedding
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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