Asian flavoured pumpkin soup

Enjoyable Asian flavoured pumpkin soup Recipe

Transform classic pumpkin soup into a something special with an infusion of Asian flavours.
Asian flavoured pumpkin soup
Prep Time : 0:10 | Cook Time : 0:20 | Total Time : 0:30 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 1 brown onion, chopped

  • 1.2 kg Kent pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, chopped

  • 375ml can Carnation light & creamy coconut flavoured evaporated milk

  • 1 large lime, juiced (you will need 1/4 cup juice)

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce

  • 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce

  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped, plus extra, to serve

  • 1 small red chilli, sliced, to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft. Add pumpkin, evaporated milk and 1 cup water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until pumpkin is soft.

  • Step 2

    Remove saucepan from heat and set aside to cool for 10 minutes. Using a food processor or blender, process soup, in batches, until smooth. Pour puree into a clean saucepan. Add lime juice, fish sauce, chilli sauce and chopped coriander and heat over low heat until warmed through. Serve topped with coriander leaves and sliced chilli.

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