Chai Spiced Sweet Potato Bisque
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Fragrant with Chai and warming spices, this luscious bisque is elegant enough for a holiday celebration and simple enough to prepare for a weeknight dinner.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 + cups
Author: Priscilla
Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 pkg. Chai Spices Mix
  • 4 cups chicken broth*
  • 1/2 tsp. Saigon cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream*
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • muslin bag
Instructions
  1. Put Chai Spices Mix in the muslin bag. Combine sweet potatoes and Chai Spice Mix with chicken broth in a large pot. Boil over high heat until sweet potatoes are fork tender. Remove muslin bag and drain sweet potatoes, reserving liquid in a bowl.
  2. In a food processor or blender, puree potatoes until smooth, adding back chicken broth as needed to desired thickness. Add cinnamon, cloves, brown sugar, salt, white pepper and cardamom; pulse to combine. Add heavy cream and apple juice and pulse to incorporate. Reheat if needed, do not boil.
Recipe Notes

*I used homemade vegetable broth and coconut milk to make this vegetarian/vegan.

An immersion blender or hand blender may be used, although the end product may be a little chunkier.