Lemon Grass Soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

This Thai-inspired soup is full of prawns, fish and delicious spices like lemongrass and fish sauce.

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  • 200 gms - prawns, large
  • 625 ml - fish stock
  • 2 stalks - lemon grass (chopped)
  • 3 tbsp - lemon juice
  • 2 tsp - vegetable oil
  • 3 nos - kaffir lime leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - fish sauce
  • 1.5 no - fresh red chilli
  • 2 small green chillies
  • 1.5 tsp - brown sugar (crushed)
  • For Garnishing:
  • coriander leaves

How to Make Lemon Grass Soup

  • Peel prawns and remove dark veins; keep aside.
  • Deseed the chillies and thinly slice them.
  • In a pan heat oil, add prawn shells and stir till it changes colour.
  • Add fish stock and bring to boil and simmer for 15 mins.
  • Strain the stock and return to pan and discard the shell.
  • Add lemon grass, lime juice, chillies and sugar to the stock and simmer for 2 mins.
  • Add prawns and cook on low heat till it is cooked.
  • Serve in warm bowls topped with coriander.