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Hot And Sour Seafood Soup

Cuisine: Chinese
Courses: Soup
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 lb 227g / 8ozSmall fresh shrimp shelled
  (shells reserved) and
2   Chicken stock
2   Green serrano chilies
  Seeded and chopped
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
  Grated zest of one lime
4   Kaffir lime leaves*
3   Lemon grass stalks - cut into
1/2 lb 227g / 8ozScallops
2 tablespoons 30mlFish sauce
3   Limes - juice of
3 tablespoons 45mlFresh - (3 to 4)
  Cilantro - chopped
1   Red serrano chili - seeded
  And slivered
6   Shiitake mushrooms - sliced
2   Green onions - sliced

Recipe Instructions

* if unavailable, use 1/2 tsp grated lime zest

Combine shrimp shells with stock, chilies, salt, lime, zest, lime leaves and lemon grass stalks in heavy non-aluminum 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.

The National Fisheries Institute


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