Thai Shrimp Soup

Spicy Shrimp Soup

The most famous soup of Thai cuisine.

Spicy Shrimp Soup

A wonderful dish full of flavor.

  • 1/2 lb prawns (she;;ed and deveined)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 5 kaffir lime leaves
  • 6 tbsp lime juice
  • 6 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 stalk lemon grass (cut into 1 inch lengths and use lower 1/3 portion only)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (cut finely)
  • 1/4 tsp red curry paste/oil (for garnish)

Remove shells from prawns and rinse prawns and shells. Place shells in a pot with 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Strain stock and discard shells.

Add prawns and mushrooms. Bring to a boil and stir. Combine sauce ingredients and add to sup stock. Head through. Garnish soup with cilantro, chili peppers and, curry paste.

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