Spicy Caribbean Soup with Rice Recipe
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Spicy Caribbean Soup with Rice

1 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
3 Tbsp butter or margarine
1 bay leaf
1/2 to 3/4 tsp hot red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
4 cups chicken broth
4 cups cubed winter squash*
2 cups cooked chicken cubes
3 cups hot cooked rice
Cilantro sprigs for garnish (optional)
Hot pepper flakes for garnish (optional)

Cook onion and garlic in butter in large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add bay leaf, pepper flakes, coriander, allspice, salt, black pepper and chicken broth. Bring to a boil; simmer, covered, 10 to 15 minutes.

Add squash; simmer, covered, 10 to 15 minutes, or until squash is tender but still slightly firm.

Remove bay leaf. Reserve 1 cup squash cubes; puree remaining mixture. Return reserved squash and pureed mixture to saucepan.

Stir in chicken cubes; cook until thoroughly heated. Serve soup topped with hot rice. Garnish with cilantro and pepper flakes, if desired.

Serves: 6

*Any type of winter squash (hubbard, acorn) or pumpkin may be substituted.

Recipe Courtesy of The USA Rice Federation.

AUTHOR: macklinda

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