Portugal travel guide



Portugal Travel Guide

Portugal Recipes: Bread Soup

  • 225g/8oz Stale White Bread
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1.1L/40fl.oz. Chicken stock
  • 100g/4oz Cooked peeled Prawns (Shrimp)
  • 1-2 teasp Hot Red Pepper Sauce
  • Salt

    To Garnish
  • 2 Eggs (raw)
  • Freshly chopped Parsley

1. Break the bread up into small pieces place in a shallow dish, just cover with cold water and leave to soak for 5 minutes until softened.

2. Squeeze out as much of the water as possible and set the bread aside.

3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the garlic and sauté until just beginning to brown.

4. Add the stock, bring to a simmer then add the bread and cook gently for about 10 minutes, stirring from time to time, or until the bread completely breaks down forming a soup.

5. Add the prawns, salt and pepper sauce to taste and cook, stirring for a further 5 minutes.

6. To serve - transfer the soup in a serving bowl, sprinkle with the parsley then break the eggs on top of the soup. Once at the table, stir the eggs into the soup just before serving.

Back to:
» Portugal Recipes

About us | Contact us | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Legal Terms

© 2005 - 2019 - All rights reserved.