Recipe - Hot and Sour Prawns Soup

Finished product. 

Hot and Sour Prawns Soup ( or Tofu)

Ingredients –

50 g prawns ( can substitute with seafood or chicken or tofu)
3-4 pieces sliced lemon grass
3-4 pieces thinly sliced galangal (Thai ginger)
2  kaffir lime leaves, torn in half
1-3 fresh or dried chillies, crushed
30g straw mushrooms, cut into quarters
30g large onion, cut into quarters
30g tomato cut into quarters
1 tsp sliced coriander
1 tsp  sugar
1-1-1/2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp fish sauce ( veg: soy sauce)
1- ½ cup chicken stock (veg: vegetable stock)

Ingredients ready to go. 


1. Boil chicken (veg) stock in a pot, add lemon grass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves and chillies, cook until boiling (Add the chicken or tofu in)
2. Add straw mushrooms and large onion in the pot with a gentle stir. Wait for a few minutes until everything is done.
3. Add prawns (seafood/tofu), tomatoes and season with fish (or soy) sauce, sugar, lime juice to taste. Turn off the heat.
4. Sprinkle coriander and it is ready to serve.

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Lemongrass coming to a boil.