Coconut and Lemongrass Broth

Creamy and fragrant…the ultimate crowd pleaser.

This fragrant and creamy coconut and lemongrass broth made with Rude Health Coconut Drink can be spruced up with whichever summer vegetables float your boat. Today we’re feeling squash and pak choi, tomorrow, how about sweet potato and asparagus. The world’s your oyster.

 

Serves: 2

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 25 min


Recipe

For the Broth

500ml Rude Health Coconut Drink

250ml stock

1-2 red chilis

A couple kefir lime leaves

2 garlic cloves

3-4 spring onion, roughly chopped

2 lemongrass stalks, roughly chopped

1 knob ginger, roughly sliced

1 sweet potato or squash, bite size cubes

For the Drizzle

2 sticks lemongrass, roughly chopped

1 lime

Dash of neutral oil

Handful of coriander/ thai basil

Optional extras – noodles, any soft veg such as beans, pak choi, greens, asparagus etc


Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 200c and bring a kettle to the boil.
  2. Wet the sweet potato or squash with oil, salt and pepper and roast for approximately 20-25 minutes until golden.
  3. Add 500ml of Coconut Drink and 250ml of stock and bring to the boil.
  4. Once boiling, add the chili, lime leaf, lemongrass, garlic, spring onion and ginger and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  5. Make the drizzle by adding all of the ingredients to a high-speed blender.
  6. When the broth has simmered for long enough, strain the liquid and add it back to the pan. Add the noodles and any veg you are using and cook them in the broth adjusting cooking time accordingly.
  7. When everything is cooked, ladle it into warmed bowls and finish with a dash of drizzle, sliced chilli and a sprinkle of coriander or Thai basil.