Recipe: Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

Working with Partner Chef Joseph Yeo, Bosch curated this yummy recipe that would be sure to please any Singaporean tummy.

Updated on September 24, 2017 11:09 am

Recipe: Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

With World Heart Day (29 September) right around the corner, a study by the Singapore Heart Foundation found that nearly 1 out of 3 deaths in Singapore is due to heart diseases or stroke. This equates to 16 people dying from cardiovascular disease every single day. On top of that, on average, Singaporean patients suffer heart failure around the age of 61—that’s 10 years younger than Americans and Europeans.

Try cooking this healthy dish that's good for your heart!

About the Key Ingredients

  • Carrots: Contain vitamins A, K and C, all of which have different benefits for the heart
  • ORANGES: The fiber, potassium, vitamin C and choline content in oranges all support heart health
  • GINGER: Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of ginger decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease

Recipe

Serves: 6
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

Soup

  • 1 kg Carrots – washed, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 100 ml Cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 50 g White onion – peeled and sliced
  • 20 g Chopped garlic
  • 1 L Chicken stock
  • 20 g Fresh thyme
  • 2 Oranges – peeled and cut one into wedges

To Taste

  • Salt and white pepper powder

Garnish

  • 5 g Sea salt crystal
  • 5 g Fresh ground black pepper
  • 10 ml Extra virgin olive oil
  • 20 g Dried candied ginger

Instructions:

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

1. In a heated medium pot, add oil and onion.

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

2. Fry till softened and add garlic, carrots, and butter.

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

3. When slightly softened, add chicken stock, orange juice, and thyme.

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

4. Bring to a boil, then simmer to allow carrots to cook and flavours to infuse.

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

5. Remove the thyme. With a sieve, strain ingredients from the soup and set aside half of the strained liquid.

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

6. Blend the ingredients. Adjust the consistency of the soup with the blended ingredients to your preference.

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

7. Adjust taste of soup with salt and pepper.

Carrot and Orange with Candied Ginger Soup

8. Garnish with dried candied ginger, sea salt crystal, fresh ground pepper, and extra virgin olive oil.


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