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2 teaspoons Vegeta Chicken stock powder
1½ tablespoons vegetable oil
1 brown onion, diced
1 clove garlic, chopped finely
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 kg kent or Jap pumpkin, seeded, peeled and cut into 2cm cubes
1 tablespoon chipotle in adobe* (or to taste)
1 orange, zest removed and juiced (you will need ¼ cup juice)
4 fresh corn tortillas
vegetable oil, for deep frying
sour cream, to serve
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
coriander sprigs, to serve

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Vegeta Chicken Stock Powder

Vegeta Chicken Stock Powder

Preparation For this recipe you only need imagination!

Simple 4 Persons35 min

  • 1 Combine the stock powder with 1 litre of boiling water.
  • 2 Heat oil in a large saucepan, add onion, garlic and cumin and cook over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes, until onion is soft. Add cumin, cook, stirring for a minute. Add pumpkin, chipotle and stock, bring to a simmer over medium to high heat and cook uncovered for about 10 minutes, or until pumpkin is soft.
  • 3 Deep fry tortillas one at a time in hot vegetable oil (about 180C) until golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper; break into large pieces.
  • 4 Serve the soup with a spoonful of sour cream and garnish with orange zest, coriander, freshly ground black pepper and tortilla crisps.
  • 5 * Chipotle in adobo is available from most delicatessens in the Mexican section.

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