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Prawn soup with coconut milk


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servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 35mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Pour the chicken stock and coconut milk in a saucepan. Remove the ends of the stalks of the lemongrass. Split the stems in half and flatten with the flat side of a knife blade. Add them to the pan. Add the shallots, ginger, kaffir lime leaves, nuoc nam, lemon juice and sugar. Stir, bring to a boil then simmer for 30 minutes.

Step 2

Taste and adjust seasoning. Remove the tip of the chilli pepper, split in half, remove the seeds and slice it. Reserve.

Step 3

Just before serving, add the prawn and cook for a few minutes until they turn pink. Add the chilli and cook for 1 minute.

Step 4

Remove the lemongrass stalks and kaffir lime leaves. Serve with sprigs of coriander and lime zest.

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