Melon and Clam Soup With Crispy Onion

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 25 minutes
  • 3 servings

This clam soup will bring a touch of Asian cuisine into your kitchen. Preparing it is a piece of cake. First, prepare some crispy onion. Then boil all the ingredients together for 12 minutes and at the end add the crispy onion and spring onion which will tone down the seafood scent a bit. Told you – it’s a breeze!

Ingredients Needed for Melon and Clam Soup With Crispy Onion

1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 ½ pounds of clams
0.5 melon, cubed
3 cups of chicken stock

For the crispy onion:

vegetable oil
1 small-sized red onion
1 egg, lightly beaten
½ cup flour
salt

How to Cook Melon and Clam Soup With Crispy Onion

  1. For the crispy onion:
    Whisk the egg, flour, and some salt into a smaller bowl. Cover the chopped onion with this batter. Heat some vegetable oil in a skillet and fry the onion until golden brown, then drain on paper towels.
  2. Add the sesame oil, clams, melon, and chicken stock to a cooking pot over medium heat. Boil for 12 minutes. Stir from time to time, too.
  3. Add the crispy onion and the spring onion. Stir a little. Serve immediately.

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