THAI LEMONGRASS SOUP

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THAI LEMONGRASS SOUP

From cooks.com

8 c. chicken stock

1/2 - 1 bunch cilantro

1 can straw mushroom

16 large shrimps, peeled, deveined

1 c. snow peas

1/3 c. shredded carrots (just for color)

juice of 1 lime

1/2 - 1 tsp. crushed red pepper

1 chili pepper, cut into rings

4 tbsp. nam plah (you can find at Oriental food stores)

a few stalks of lemongrass (use about 6)

Bring the broth to a simmer. Add cruched red pepper and shrimp. simmer for 5 min. Add lemongrass and simmer for another 5 min. Add the rest of the ingredients

and simmer a few minutes more. Be careful not to over cook or the vegitables will lose their color and will get limp.

Submitted by: RC
 
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