Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Thai Peanut Soup

I came across a very interesting soup recipe in my new cook book, The Best of Mr. Food Weeknight Quickies. The soup sounded very good and very different from anything I have ever seen before, it made me think of that wonderful peanut sauce that you dip chicken into. I love the flavor combination of the sauce and chicken, so I altered his recipe to create a whole new one.

¼ C. - Butter
1 - Small Onion (diced)
2 Tbs. - Flour
2 C. - Chicken Broth
1 C. - Milk
1 C. - Heavy Cream
1 C. - Smooth Peanut Butter
2 C. - Rotisserie Chicken (diced)
1/2 C. - Peanuts (chopped)
2 Tbs. - Thai Seasoning
1 Tbs. - Johnny's Garlic Seasoning
Salt & Pepper

Melt butter in a large soup pot over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook until tender, reduce the heat to low and add the flour, stir until well blended and cook for 1 minute. Gradually add the chicken broth, milk and chicken, cook over medium heat stirring constantly until the soup is thick and bubbly. Stir in the cream and peanut butter and cook for another 5 minutes. Add in the seasonings and peanuts and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Serve hot garnished with black sesame seeds.

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Cheryl said...

That looks yummy, I wonder if you could use low carb peanut butter?

Amy said...

I love Thai peanut sauce, I sometimes eat it by the spoonful....this soup looks like it would help with my cravings!

MaryBeth said...

Cheryl...I really don't see why you could not use a low carb or even a sugar free peanut butter.

Selba said...

What an interesting Thai soup. I've never heard about it before :)

Donna-FFW said...

WOW!! Love the name of your cookbook, I could have fun with that name.. Anyway, the soup is fabulous!! Think of posting it to Souper Sundays? It sounds awesome with all that flavor, it must be delicious!

Katherine Aucoin said...

Your soup looks incredible. I know this something I would like. I am bookmarking this to make for a "ME" night!

Debbie said...

Looks so good. I can picture having that soup with a pita sandwich!!!

Anonymous said...

This sounds incredible - what an interesting soup recipe!

teresa said...

I have been really wanting to try a soup like this, maybe now is the time, it looks wonderful!

Cathy said...

Lots of my favorite ingredients in this yummy soup, and another great way to use rotisserie chicken.

Peanut sauce is one of my favorite condiments.

Joie de vivre said...

This sounds so filling and homey! I haven't heard of that cookbook before but I love finding new ones. Is it good?

Brenda Campbell said...

I have been having a craving for Thai Peanut Chicken, I will have to try this. Thanks Mary Beth!

Anonymous said...

This sounds really good - sans the onions of course!

Really spicy too with 2 tablespoons of Thai chili - I just found out that a little of that goes a long way, and I loves my spice!

Melissa said...

I love Thai food! This sounds delicious! :)

Grace said...

first of all, awesome bowl. :)
secondly, your soup sounds amazing. i'd use all that thai chili and probably more--spice is nice! :)

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