It is soup season. Although the snow has gone, it's still brrr. That said, I don't want all of my soups to be stodgy and heavy, this is a sunshine of a soup. Also my poor little man needed some cheering up and he loves prawns.
Prawn and Potato Soup - Serves 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 prawn obsessed little boy
2 Cloves of garlic
1 tsp olive oil
90g Chorizo, diced
200g New or waxy potatoes, diced
300ml Boiling water
1/2 tsp Smoked paprika
1 Bay leaf
A sprig of rosemary
10-12 or so raw king prawns (I do spoil my boy)
Warm the oil in a pan and saute the carrot and garlic for a minute or so. Add the chorizo and fry until the red oil starts to run. Add in the paprika, stir for a few minutes. Add in the rest of the ingredients apart from the prawns.
Bring to the boil and simmer for about 15 minutes or until the potatoes and carrots are just done. Add in the prawns and simmer for another 3 minutes or so or until the prawns are done.
Once the soup is done, fish out the bay leaf and serve with crusty bread or garlic bread. My son loved this and enthusiastically ate his whole portion.
Although this does have raw prawns in which aren't cheap, look out for them in the freezer section as they're quite often on offer. Just defrost before cooking.
I've linked this up here.