Corn & Cumin Soup with Chicken & Roast Red Pepper

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

Food of the Sun

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

  • About

Sweetcorn is now grown in many Mediterranean countries, though it is rarely eaten on the cob. Polenta - maize porridge and originally the food of the poor - is an obvious, if ancient, example of the way it is used. The widespread use of corn as animal feed has further helped project a rather downtrodden image.

This recipe uses fresh sweetcorn, cut from the cob and flavoured with roast cumin seeds, though you could use frozen corn instead. Chicken breasts and red peppers are pan-gril