Here's Idol sa Kusina Recipe for Episode 96 / June 9-CARROT AND CRAB SOUP.
2 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter
1 white onion, chopped
1 lb carrot, sliced
1 pc bay leaf
2 tbsp white rice (uncooked)
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp lemon zest
300g cooked crab meat
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp chives, minced
chives, chopped (for garnish)
Photo and recipe credit: idol sa kusina
1, In a pot, melt butter and saute' onion, carrots, bay leaf, white rice, salt, black pepper and cumin. Cook, stirring, until onions are soft.
2. Add 5 cups water and bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
3. Puree soup in a blender until smooth. Return soup to pt, stir in lem on zest, and heat again.
4. In a small bowl, toss crab with lemon juice and minced chives.
5. Put crab mixture in the center of each bowl, then ladle soup.
6. Garnish with chopped chives.