Icy Prawn Soup with Lemongrass
1. Bring the stock to a boil and add kaffir lime leaves, galangal root, coriander roots an lemongrass. Simmer for 15 minutes
2. Add the prawns or shrimp, mushrooms and chilies and simmer for 3 minutes.
3. Add the lime juice and fish sauce to taste. The soup should be spicy-sour and a little salty. Serve garnished with fresh coriander leaves.
Note: Do not over cook the prawns or they will become tough. Use home made chicken stock in this dish for the best flavor. Any verity of seafood may be substituted for or added to the prawn – including sliced fish, crab or squid.