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Sweet and sour shrimp and pineapple soup

Sour flavours from underripe tomatoes and star fruit, with coriander, chicken stock and prawns make a glorious dish.

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For the chicken stock

  • 1 chicken, preferably a stewing hen, whole or jointed
  • 1-1.5 litres/2-2½ pints water (to cover)
  • 1cm/½in piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 2 leeks, white part only, thickly sliced

For the soup