Thai-style shrimp broth 

Thai-style shrimp broth


Preparation:15 min
Ready in:40 min


For servings

fresh Ginger root approx. 3 cm, finely chopped
fresh sand ginger approx. 3 cm, finely chopped
4dried Chile peppers
2Garlic cloves halved
2 tablespoonssesame oil
4Kaffir lime leaf
1 stickLemongrass halved lengthways
Fish sauce
Kaffir lime juice
12King prawn peeled, entrails removed
fresh Herbs to garnish, e. g. coriander, Thai basil


1 Fry the ginger and sand ginger (1 tbsp set aside), the prawn shells, 2 chilli peppers and the garlic in hot oil for 2-3 minutes. Pour in 800 ml water.
2 Add the lime leaves and the lemongrass and simmer for approx. 20 minutes.
3 Sieve and season with fish sauce and lime juice. Add the prawns, the remaining ginger and chilli peppers and cook on a low heat for around 3 minutes. Serve garnished with fresh herbs.


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