Sopa De Camerones (Prawn, Corn & Potato Soup)

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 50 mins

This soup is traditional to CUBA..........you'll want to keep coming back for more. From Foods of the World series, Time/Life.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Shell & devein prawns.
  2. Cut each in 1/2 - set aside.
  3. Melt butter over moderate heat in large saucepan.
  4. When foam subsides add onion and garlic; saute for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in tomatoes, stock, cloves, bay leaf, salt and pepper.
  6. Bring to boil over high heat then reduce to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. Pour entire content into a large sieve over another large bowl.
  8. Puree the mixture, discard bay leaf and clove.
  9. Return puree to saucepan.
  10. Add potatoes and bring to boil over high heat.
  11. Reduce heat to low cover tightly and simmer until potatoes are cooked.
  12. Stir in milk, cream, and corn.
  13. Cook covered for 5 minutes.
  14. Add prawns and cook covered for further 4 -5 minutess, until they're pink and firm.
  15. Taste for seasoning.
  16. Serve immediately.

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