Deliciously fragrant and wonderfully fresh.
With just a hint of spice, you get to wrap your hands around this bowl of juicy goodness and Netflix the night away.
This recipe is a take on my Mother’s authentic Jamaican recipe. She would add a little bit of this and that with a few chilli peppers along the way (which I haven’t)!! What I love about it is the broth is warming, delicious and full of flavour, surrounded by soft melt in the mouth meat and chunks of gorgeous veggies. This is a winter warmer for sure.
There are some ingredients that are just made to go together : lamb and mint, tomato and basil, chicken and lemon. To call this a soup, really is an understatement, with the rice and pops of swollen raisins – so bloody delicious.
When I lived in London, green lipped mussels were expensive, so an absolute treat. Now I live here, they’re as cheap as chips and I just can’t get enough of them. This soup is my personal homage to this emerald jewel of the ocean. Although simple, it’s quite hefty on the ingredients, but all are necessary. Think about making a batch to cook and freeze.
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