Hot and Sour Prawn Soup

By April 27, 2016 Recipes

Hot and Sour Prawn Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 1-2 small red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely sliced
  • 1 stick lemongrass, bruised and finely sliced
  • 2cm ginger, finely sliced
  • 2 litres chicken, vegetable or fish stock
  • 400g snow peas
  • 600g prawns, peeled
  • 1 bunch baby bok choy
  • 1 bunch coriander, roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Juice of 1 lime

Method:

  1. Preheat a large non-stick pan. Add olive oil then onion and cook, stirring for 2-3 minutes or until softened.  Add chillies, ginger, lemongrass and garlic and cook, stirring for 30 seconds.
  2. Add stock, reduce heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  3. Add snow peas, bok choy prawns and cook for 1-2 minutes or until prawns are heated through.
  4. Stir in sugar until dissolved and add lime juice. Garnish with coriander.

Note:

Sliced chicken breast or cubes of firm tofu may be used instead of prawns.

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