Hot and Sour Prawn Noodle Soup

Ingredients
Takes 20 minutes
serves 2
  • 1.5 litres vegetable stock
  • 4 kaffir lime leaves, crushed but not chopped up
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, crushed & halved
  • 3 red chillies, whole
  • 24 prawns, shelled & deveined
  • 5 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 16 mushrooms, chopped so they are a similar size to the prawns
  • 5 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 200 grams rice noodles or vermicelli
  • fresh coriander, to garnish
Method
  1. Cook noodles according to packet instructions. Divide between
    bowls.
  2. In a saucepan, heat the stock, add the kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass and chillies. Bring to the boil then simmer for 5 minutes. Strain leaves, lemongrass & chillies.
  3. Add the prawns, fish sauce, sugar & mushrooms and simmer for a further 3 minutes, stirring well.
  4. Add the lemon juice, stir then pour over the noodles. Garnish with fresh coriander. Enjoy!

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