Spicy Thai Prawn Soup
4-10 crushed hot red chillies
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 stalks lemongrass (sliced into 3cm long pieces)
1/2 cup sliced onion
1/2 cup sliced galangal
1/2 cup sliced tomatoes
6 kaffir lime leaves
4 tsp. lime juice
4 tbsp. fish sauce
1 tsp. sugar
1 tbsp. shrimp paste
1 litre of water
10 shrimps/prawns (take heads off and keep)
2 tbsp. of chopped spring onion
1/2 tsp. salt
2 stems of fresh coriander
4 stems of fresh parsley
Put water in pot, heat until boiling
Add lemongrass, galangal, shrimp paste, shrimp heads and onion. Cook until fragrant.
Add tomatoes, shrimp meat and mushrooms until cooked.
Add fish sauce, salt, and sugar. Stir thoroughly.
Add lime juice, spring onion, parsley, coriander and lime leaves.
Stir through and serve immediately