Lemon grass and Prawns Soup


Figuring out something for dinner? here is a good recipe for you and your family. you will find it definitely restaurant quality. one of my friends told me that she used "Gourmet Garden" - fresh blends instead of lemon grass. U can either add ginger, to get a wonderful fragrance in your soup. Try this out. it is yummy and healthy!!! Serves 04
 

Ingredients


  • 175-225 g (6-8 oz) raw large prawns
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 625 ml (20 fl oz 2 1/2 cups) light fish stock
  • 2 thick stalks lemon grass, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 3 kaffir lime leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 fresh red chilli, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 fresh green chilli, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed palm sugar
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish

Lemon grass and Prawns Soup

Method


  1. Peel prawns and remove dark veins running down their backs; reserve prawns.

  2. In a wok, heat oil, add prawn shells and fry, stirring occasionally, until they change colour. Stir in stock, bring to boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

  3. Strain stock and return to wok; discard shells. Add lemon grass, lime juice, fish sauce lime leaves, chillies and sugar. Simmer for 2 minutes.

  4. Add prawns and cook just below simmering point for 2-3 minutes until prawns are cooked .

  5. Add prawns and cook just below simmering point for 2-3 minutes until prawns are cooked .

  6. Serve in warmed bowls garnished with coriander.