Grand-marnier strawberry sabayon and basil strawberry soup
Strawberry and basil soup with a creamy Grand Marnier sabayon served on fresh strawberries.
IngredientsRecipe for 4 persons
For the strawberries soup
For the sabayon
Preparation time: 40 min
- General preparationCut the strawberries into pieces. Finely chop the basil.
- Strawberries soup preparationIn a saucepan, combine sugar and water, add half the basil and boil the mixture. When the water begins to boil and the sugar has melted remove from heat and cool it down.When the syrup is cold, mix with the strawberries.Arrange those strawberries in syrup in small glasses and keep it in a cold place.
- Sabayon preparationIn the bowl, place egg yolks and sugar then whisk until the mixture whitens and thickens on a double boiler.Stir in water and Grand Marnier, whisking constantly.Whisk vigorously until the sabayon becomes thick the volume has tripled.
- To serveServe some strawberries in ramekins topped with a sppoonful of sabayon caramelize slightly the sabayon using a torch. Serve alongside a small glass of strawberry soup garnished with basil chiffonnade.
You can tell when the sabayon is ready when you are able to turn the bowl over without having it dripping.