Spicy oatmeal soup
How to make Spicy oatmeal soup?
Heat the margarine and groundnut oil in a large saucepan over a medium-high heat. Add the leeks and sweat for 2–3 minutes.
Add the carrots, potatoes, celery and chicken stock. Bring to the boil.
Sprinkle in the chives, shallots, tarragon, basil and salt. Boil gently for 20 minutes. Add the oatmeal and cook for a further 5 minutes. Add the wine, cook for 15 minutes more and serve hot.
Points to remember:
Knife Safety: Use a sharp knife and be cautious when chopping ingredients to prevent accidents.
Hot Surfaces: Be mindful of hot surfaces like stovetops and oven interiors. Use oven mitts and handle pots with care.
Steam Awareness: Avoid burns by being cautious around steam. Lift pot lids away from you to release steam safely.
Ingredient Handling: Wash hands thoroughly and sanitize surfaces to prevent cross-contamination. Handle raw ingredients, especially meat, with care.
Tasting Safely: Wait for the soup to cool slightly before tasting to avoid burns. Use a clean spoon each time to prevent contamination.
Careful Stirring: Stir soup ingredients carefully, especially when working with hot liquids. Use long-handled spoons to avoid splashes.