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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Hot and Sour Seafood Soup

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Category: Soups, Thai

 Ingredients List

  • Stephen Ceideburg
  • 1/2 lb Small fresh shrimp shelled
  • -(shells reserved) and
  • -deveined
  • 2 qt Chicken stock
  • 2 Green Serrano chilies,
  • -seeded and chopped
  • 1 ts Salt
  • Grated zest of one lime
  • 4 Kaffir lime leaves
  • 3 Lemon grass stalks, cut into
  • -1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 lb Scallops
  • 2 tb Fish sauce
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 3 To 4 tablespoons fresh
  • -cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Red Serrano chili, seeded
  • -and slivered
  • 6 Shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 Green onions, sliced
  • -julienne


Combine shrimp shells with stock, chilies, salt, lime, zest, lime leaves
and lemon grass stalks in heavy nonaluminum pot. Bring to a boil, reduce
heat, cover and simmer 20 to 20 minutes. Strain. Return liquid to pot and
place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Add shrimp and scallops
and cook 1 minute. Stir in fish sauce and juice of limes. Add chopped
cilantro, slivered red chili and shiitake slices, and green onions. Stir
and pour into a tureen or ladle into individual bowls.

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