From: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Thu, 16 Sep 1993 15:24:11 GMT Cross Indexed Soup, Thai Here's a lemongrass soup recipe that I improvised because my husband and I love Thai food but we don't have any Thai restaurants in town. 8 C. chicken stock 1/2 - 1 bunch cilantro 1 can straw mushroom 16 large shrimps, peeled, deveined 1 C. snow peas 1/3 C. shredded carrots (just for color) juice of 1 lime 1/2 - 1 tsp. crushed red pepper 1 chili pepper, cut into rings 4 Tbsp. nam plah (you can find at Oriental food stores) a few stalks of lemongrass (I would use about 6) Bring the broth to a simmer. Add cruched red pepper and shrimp. simmer for 5 min. Add lemongrass and simmer for another 5 min. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer a few minutes more. Be careful not to over cook or the vegitables will lose their color and will get limp.
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