Ultimate Prawn Soup

Ultimate Prawn Soup


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About this recipe: A super-delicious soup that's elegant enough to serve for dinner parties. The soup is packed full of prawns and flavour. Enjoy with crusty bread for sopping up the juices.


Serves: 8 

  • 2 litres chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 250ml clam juice or fish stock
  • 85g tomato puree
  • 225g butter
  • 250ml white wine
  • 900g prawns with tails
  • 450g baguette

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr15min 

  1. Pour stock into a large pot and mix in rosemary, garlic, pepper, celery seeds, fennel seeds, clam juice, tomato puree and butter. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir wine into the soup and continue to simmer and occasionally stir 2 hours.
  3. Just before serving, stir in prawns. Continue cooking 3 minutes or until prawns turn opaque. Serve with bread for soaking up all the yummy soup.

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