How to make Thai hot and sour prawn soup

Posted by allthai on Dec. 24, 2008

Thai Hot and Sour Prawn Soup is fast and easy once you learn how it is done. Copy the recipe below then watch the Thai Thai Hot and Sour Prawn Soup video. * 2 cups water or chicken stock or vegetable stock * 250g uncooked shrimp or prawns, unpeeled * 1 stalk lemongrass, sliced * 5 kaffir lime leaves stem removed and torn * ? cup straw mushrooms cut in half * 1 cup pea eggplant (eggplant cubed into small pieces will do) * 5 kaffir leaves stem removed and torn * 2 1/2 tbsp Thai fish sauce * 2 ? tbsp fresh lime juice * 3 thin sliced fresh dried or matured galangal * 3 red birds eye chilies * 1 tbsp fresh chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves Wash, peel and de-vein shrimp or prawns, remove the heads but keep the tails intact. In a sauce pan, boil the water or stock over medium heat. Add lemongrass, mushrooms, galangal, lime leaves and cook a few minutes until fragrant. Then add prawn and simmer until they have just changed color, turn off heat. In the serving bowl add the juice from fresh limes, chilies and fish s

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