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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Soups)

Ginger Melon Soup Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

1

800 ml

315 g

55 g

100 g

2

2

Small melon

Water

Glass noodles

Ginger, peeled

Sugar

Limes or lemon

Ginger cookies

Method :
  • Peel melon, remove seeds, cut into small cubes and puree in a liquidizer or food processor. Keep cool.

  • Slice ginger finely and boil half of it in water with half the sugar until dissolved. Reduce the heat, add noodles, and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Remove, allow to cool, pour into bowl.

  • Discard ginger and chili pepper.

  • In a saucepan, boil together remaining sugar and ginger and lime or lemon juice.

  • Simmer until thick.

  • Take from stove, cool and discard ginger. Chill.

  • In individual bowls, set in large ice-filled bowls, pour equal quantities of gingered melon puree.

  • Top with noodles then the lime or lemon.

  • Garnish each with a mint leaf.

  • Serve each with two ginger cookies.

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