Shrimp Lemongrass Soup

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Shrimp Lemongrass Soup
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 45 min.
Ready in
Calories:
75
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories75 kcal(4 %)
Protein11 g(11 %)
Fat1 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates7 g(5 %)

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
8 dried shiitake mushrooms
12 raw King prawn (with shell)
2 dried chili peppers
2 stalks Lemongrass
3 Kaffir lime leaves
26 ozs chicken stock
2 Tbsps Thai Fish sauce
2 Tbsps lemon juice
salt
How healthy are the main ingredients?
shiitake mushroomsalt

Preparation steps

1.

Soak the mushrooms in warm water for 30 minutes.

2.

Shell the shrimp, leaving the tail. Devein, rinse, and pat dry. 

3.

Finely crush the chile peppers in a mortar and pestle. For lemongrass, trim both ends and peel outer layers before slicing into 1 inch long pieces. Tear the lime leaves into pieces.

4.

Boil chicken broth with chili pepper, lemongrass and lime leaves and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.

5.

Drain the mushrooms. Place the shrimp and mushrooms in the broth and simmer briefly. Take the pan off the heat and let the shrimp cook for 3 to 4 minutes in the broth. Season the broth with fish sauce, lemon juice and salt to taste. Serve immediately.