Patola soup with misua

Patola soup with misua


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About this recipe: This is a great tasting soup especially on a cold, rainy day.

Emelita Rizal, Philippines

Serves: 4 

  • 1 medium patola (luffa squash)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 140g prawns, deveined
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 800ml (3 1/4 cups) chicken broth
  • 1 roll misua noodles

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Pare the green skin off the patola, exposing the white flesh. Cut crosswise.
  2. In a frying pan, saute the onion and garlic in olive oil. Add the prawns and stir and cook for 2 minutes. Add the fish sauce and pepper. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken broth, cover and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the patola, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the misua noodles and simmer for 2 minutes. Do not overcook!
  5. Serve immediately with rice or bread.

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