Super seafood soup

Super seafood soup

By Nadi Sawalha. This soup gives you the nutritional blast you need on a chilly day. A feast for your eyes, and taste buds!

  • 30' Time
  • Medium Medium
  • 4 Portions

Prepared with

Strength & Vitality vegetable soup

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  • 65 g rice noodles
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 0.75 litre fish or vegetable stock
  • 60 g creamed coconut
  • 2 sachets Meritene Strength & Vitality vegetable soup powder
  • 4 tbsp lime juice
  • 3-4 kefir lime leaves (optional)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil 
  • 3 cm piece fresh grated ginger 
  • 1-2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 
  • 125 g bean sprouts
  • 150 g peeled prawns
  • Handful chopped basil, roughly chopped
  • Handful chopped mint, roughly chopped
  • Handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cook noodles according to packet instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside. 
  2. Cut chilli in half, discard seeds and cut into fine strips.
  3. Bring stock to boil; stir in coconut cream until dissolved.
  4. Add lime juice and put saucepan to one side.
  5. Finely chop kefir lime leaves if you're using them. (Go on use them!)
  6. Heat coconut oil in a wok or large saucepan. Stir in chopped ginger and garlic. Fry for a minute.  
  7. Add the chopped lime leaves, sliced chilli and bean sprouts. Stir for 1-2 minutes. 
  8. Pour in hot vegetable stock; stir in the cooked noodles. Bring mixture to bubbling. Remove pan from heat and stir in prawns. Taste and season. Set aside to cool slightly.
  9. Add contents of 2 sachets of Meritene Strength & Vitality vegetable soup powder into 150 ml of warm water (max 60oC) into a bowl. (Boil your kettle in advance and leave it to cool so that the water is warm, not too hot as it's important not to destroy the nutritional properties of the product). Stir vigorously until completely dissolved then stir into the soup.
  10. Divide the basil and mint between 2 of your loveliest soup bowls.
  11. Add coriander to the soup. Divide the soup between the two bowls, pouring it over the basil and mint. Enjoy!
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Nutrient Per 100g
Energy kJ 394kJ
- Calories 94kcal
Carbohydrate 6.4g
- Sugar 2g
Protein 4.5g
Fat 5.5g
- Saturdated Fat 3.6g
Fibre 1g
Sodium 0.28g

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