There are a couple of ears of fresh corn on the counter and soapy-smelling cilantro growing in the garden. Sounds like we're making soup today. Warm, velvety, sweet yet spicy. "Soup is good food," anytime of the year.
cloves garlic, minced
chicken or vegetable broth
13.5-ounce can light coconut milk
ears fresh corn
juice of one lime
kosher salt to taste
sweet chili sauce
handful fresh cilantro leaves
In This Recipe
Remove the corn kernels from the cobs and set aside, keeping the cobs.
Place oil, onions, garlic and coriander in a large pot and heat to medium. Saute until onions are translucent and garlic is fragrant.
Stir in the broth and coconut milk.
Add the corn kernels and cobs and bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 minutes, then remove cobs and discard.
Add the lime juice, salt, and sweet chili sauce.
Blend to thicken slightly using an immersion blender.