Spicy Prawn soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 450 gm - large prawns, shelled and de-veined .
  • 3 tsp - chopped garlic cloves .
  • 4 tbsp - fish sauce .
  • Salt and pepper .
  • 4 tbsp - vegetable oil .
  • 2 onions - sliced .
  • Grated rind of 3 lemons .
  • 4 tbsp - jaggery .
  • 2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped .
  • 1/2 ripe pineapple - chopped .
  • 1 litre fish stock, prepared with the prawn shells .
  • 4 tbsp - tamarind, strained after being soaked in water .
  • 2 tbsp bean sprouts .
  • 4 red chillies - deseeded and chopped .

How to Make Spicy Prawn soup

  • Combine the prawns, garlic and 2 tbsp of fish sauce. Marinate for 30 mins.
  • Heat oil, add onions and lemon rind - soften slightly.
  • Add sugar and tomatoes and continue cooking for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in pineapple followed by stock, tamarind and 2 tbsp of fish sauce. Simmer for 5 mins.
  • Stir in prawns, bean sprouts and chillies and cook for a further few minutes. Re-season.
  • Serve hot garnished with mint sprigs and spring onion slices.

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