TOM YAM OR HOT-AND-SOUR PRAWN SOUP

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Ingredients:
500g fresh king prawn
4 cups chicken stock or water
8 oz can straw mushrooms
3 lemon grass stalks bruise
10 kaffir lime leaves
3 tbsp. fish sauce
1/2 cup lime juice
2 tbsp. chopped spring onions
1 tbsp. fresh coriander leaves
2 red chilies chopped

Method:
1. Clean and devein the prawns. Can boil the prawn shells as stock.
2. Can use chicken or prawn stock and add lemon grass stalks and lime
leaves and simmer for 10 minutes until fragrant.
3. Strain the stock and return to the saucepan and reheat.
4.Add the mushrooms, prawns and cook for 5 minutes until the prawns
turn pink.
5. Add the fish sauce, lime juice, spring onion, coriander, chili and remaining
lime leaves.
6. Serve hot.

Serves 6
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min

This recipe is from The Oriental Cookbook

Sophia Lim
Author-Founder
http://www.specialasianfood.com