Prawns are often used in French cuisine and this delicious recipe from the Chilli Chocolate Chefs is packed with French flavour in an easy and delicious dish that will certainly transport you to the fine dining restaurants Paris is famous for.


2 tblsp. Butter

1 tblsp. Crushed Garlic

1 tsp. Dried Mixed Herbs

1 Carrot, grated

1 Onion, finely chopped

2 sprigs Thyme

250g Prawns, shelled & deveined

30ml Tomato Paste

500ml Water

500ml Cream


Crushed Black Pepper



2 tblsp. Butter

1 tsp. Lemon Pepper

2 tsp. Crushed Garlic



How to :

Heat the butter in a pot.

Add in the carrots, onions & cook for 2 minutes.

Add in the garlic, thyme & mixed herbs & cook for a few minutes.

Add in ¾ of the prawns, tomato paste, water & simmer for 15 minutes.

Blend the mix in a food processor until smooth & creamy.

Place back in the pot & add the cream.

Season with Salt & Black Pepper.

For the garnish… Heat the oil in a frying pan & fry the remaining prawns with butter, garlic, lemon pepper & parsley.

Spoon the soup into the bowls & top with the garlic prawns.


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Recipe and picture courtesy of Air France