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    Thai Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup-Tom Yam Kung

    • 1 cup Shrimp, pld and deveined, or chicken or squid
    • 3 1/2 cup Water
    • 4 Kaffir lime leaves
    • 2 Stalks lemongrass, cut 1" Pces & smashed. Use 2" frm Base only. Discard leaves
    • 1/2 cup Canned straw mushrooms,or fresh
    • 2 tb Lime juice
    • 3 tb Fish sauce (Nam Pla) *
    • 1 t Thai red curry paste
    • 2 ts Or tst, slcd rd & grn chilis
    • 1 tb Chopped cilantro leaves

    * (3 crab brand is good)

    In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil over high heat. Stir in the curry paste, lime leaves and lemongrass. Bring to a boil again and add shrimps and mushrooms. Cook just until the shrimps are done but not overcooked. Stir in fish sauce and remove from heat. Spoon the soup into a serving bowl and add lime juice, stir to mix well. Sprinkle chilies and cilantro leaves before serving. Serve hot with cooked rice. ~~~ Rec.food.recipes

    From:  uthai@mail-me.com
    Posted By: uthai, , Via: Rec.Food.Recipes
    Post Date:   Apr 05, 1998

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