Happy Birthday Onionista!

The Onionista celebrates her first blog-birthday or anniversary March 2, 2011.  Help her celebrate by trying this fun new recipe!

Here’s to you Onionista!

Chilled Mango-Caramelized Onion Soup with Shrimp

Chilled soup is the perfect toast!

3 cups sliced onion (12 ounces)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1-1/2 cups mango pulp
1-1/2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Sour cream
Fresh dill weed
2 ounces small cooked shelled shrimp

Directions:  Sauté onions gently in oil until tender and sweet, about 15 minutes.  Set aside 1/3 cup onion for topping.  Turn remaining onion into electric blender along with mango, broth, coconut milk, chopped fresh dill and pepper.  Process until pureed.  Chill.  Serve in wide-rimmed bowls or stemmed glasses with a dollop of sour cream in center of each.  Curl the reserved onion over the sour cream and garnish each with fresh dill and small kabob of shrimp.   Makes 1 quart, 4 to 6 servings.

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