Recipe of the Day:
Cold Cucumber Soup
Submitted by: FoFa
"If you like cucumbers, and enjoy a room temp or chilled soup, than this recipe is for you. Serves about 4, pretty simple to make."
2 medium Cucumbers
2 tbl Light Soy Sauce
1 1/2 tbl White Vinegar
1 tbl Chopped Green Onions
1/2 tsp Sugar
1/2 tsp Chili Powder
1 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
5 c Chicken Stock
2 tsp White Sesame Seeds
Mix the soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, chili powder and sesame oil.
Stir in the green onions, set aside.
Peel the cucumbers and slice very thinly.
Add to the soy sauce, vinegar, green onions, sugar, chili powder and sesame oil mixture.
Set aside for 1 hour, then add the chicken stock.
Toast the sesame seeds in a small pan over medium heat until they turn golden and begin to pop, then grind finely.
Transfer the soup to a tureen and sprinkle on the sesame seeds.
Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled.