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Curried sweetcorn soup with chicken

Curried sweetcorn soup with chicken

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This twist on the traditional Chinese sweetcorn soup has a subtle curry flavour. It's delicious, quick and easy to prepare

  • Freezable (before adding egg)
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal246
low infat6g
saturates1g
carbs18g
sugars3g
fibre4g
protein28g
salt2.2g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    If you’re using fresh corn, wash the cobs and remove the kernels with a sharp knife or cleaver. Put in a bowl and set aside – you should end up with about 280g.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the chicken shreds with the egg white, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp sesame oil and 1 tsp cornflour in a small bowl and chill for 15 mins. Beat the whole egg and remaining sesame oil together in another small bowl and set aside.

  • STEP 3

    Bring the stock to a simmer in a large pan, add the sweetcorn and simmer for 10 mins, uncovered. Meanwhile, bring a small pan of water to the boil. Turn off the heat and quickly blanch the chicken shreds until they just turn white – about 20 secs. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain well.

  • STEP 4

    Add the Shaohsing rice wine to the stock with the curry powder, 1 tsp salt, the sugar and the remaining cornflour pre-mixed with 2 tsp water. Bring it back to the boil, then lower the heat and simmer for another 5 mins.

  • STEP 5

    Add the blanched chicken shreds, then add the egg and sesame oil mixture in a very slow, thin stream. Using a chopstick or fork, pull the egg slowly into strands.

  • STEP 6

    Ladle into a large bowl, garnish with the spring onions and serve straight away.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2016

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