Carrot and Basil Soup with Chicken Skewers

Makes 4 servings, 1 serving: (270 kcal, 15 g protein, 11 g fat, 8 g carbs) Ingredients: 500 g carrots 1 medium-sized onion 1 bunch of basil 3 tab…

Makes 4 servings, 1 serving: (270 kcal, 15 g protein, 11 g fat, 8 g carbs)

Ingredients:

500 g carrots
1 medium-sized onion
1 bunch of basil
3 tablespoons of some oil
2 tablespoons vegetable broth (instant)
4 chicken fillets (ca. 125 g)
2 tablespoons lime juice
salt
pepper
4 tablespoons crème fraîche (or sour cream)
cayenne pepper
ca. 2 tablespoons balsamic creme (from bottle)
8 skewers

Instructions:

1. Clean and peel carrots and cut them in cubes (leave one carrot). Peel onion and cube. Wash basil, shake dry and cut the leaves in thin stripes (leave some for decoration).

2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a big pot. Add onion and carrot cubes and stir while simmering. Add 1 l of water and let it boil. Add the broth and the basil stripes. Let everything simmer for 10 minutes with the lid on.

3. Brush the skewers with oil. Wash the chicken, dab dry and cut into cubes. Put the chicken on the skewers. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a frying pan. Fry the chicken from all sides for 6-8 minutes. Drizzle with lime juice and season with salt and pepper.

4. Cut the last carrot into very fine cubes. Puree the soup. Add crème fraîche. Bring the soup to boil and cook the small carrot cubes for 3-4 minutes.

5. Season the soup with salt and cayenne pepper and serve. Drizzle some drops of balsamic creme over the soup and garnish with the rest of the basil. Serve the skewers on the side.

Source: www.lecker.de

 

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