*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      HOT AND SOUR SEAFOOD SOUP (THAI)
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Small fresh shrimp shelled
                         -(shells reserved) and
                         -deveined
    2       qt           Chicken stock
    2                    Green Serrano chilies,
                         -seeded and chopped
    1       t            Salt
            g            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 lemongrass stalks in heavy non-aluminum pot.  Bring to a
   boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 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 for 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.
   
   Makes 6 to 8 servings.
   
   Source unknown.
   
   Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; February 10 1992.
  
 
 
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