Hot Thai Shrimp Soup
- 3 cups Chicken broth
- 1 ½ cups Straw mushroom
- 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
- 1 stalk Lemongrass
- 5 hot, green thai chile peppers
- 3 Kaffir lime leaves
- 2 slices fresh Galangal
- 1.333 cups shrimp (cleaned and shelled)
- 1 tablespoon Fish sauce
- 1 tablespoon Lime juice
- cilantro (to garnish)
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1 Small plate, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small bowl, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Serrated knife, 1 Tablespoon
Clean and slice the mushrooms.
Cut the lemon grass stalk into about 1 in (3 cm) lengths.
Wash the chilies and slice diagonally.
Pour the chicken broth into a saucepan and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat. Add the garlic, lemon grass, mushrooms, chilies, lime leaves, galangal and 1 tablespoon of fish sauce and simmer for about 4 minutes. Add the shrimps and cook very gently for about 1 minute. Remove the lemon grass from the soup. Season to taste with fish sauce and lime juice and serve garnished with coriander leaves.