Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup (Weight Watcher)

Connie "Kiyu" Guerrero

By
@conchik

This is my favorite soup anytime of day! Just imagining the taste makes your mouth water and it is so soothing and delicious.

This soup is great when your love ones are sick and don't have any appetite. This will surely bring back the taste to their pallet! YUMMY!!!

If you are watching your weight, this your YOUR Soup!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2 lb
uncooked shrimps
2 medium
shallots (chopped)
3 clove
garlic (chopped)
2 small
red chillies (chopped)
1/4 c
fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
1 Tbsp
peanut oil
2 sprig(s)
fresh coriander roots
2 Tbsp
fish sauce
2 stick
fresh lemon grass (sliced)
6 small
fresh kaffir lime leaves (roughly chopped)
8 c
water
2 tsp
brown sugar
1/3 c
lime juice
1 tsp
salt and pepper (more or less)
1 Tbsp
dried chopped red chilli peppers (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Shell and devein the prawns if you need to. Reserve the shells.
2
Heat oil over medium heat in a pan, add prawn shells, garlic and chilies, cook stirring (about 5 minutes or until the shells are red and the mixture is fragrant).
3
Add lemongrass, lime leaves, water, juice, sugar, sauce and coriander roots and simmer covered (for 30 minutes). Add salt and pepper to taste (more or less)
4
Strain the stock.
5
Place the strained stock, prawns, coriander leaves and shallots into a clean pan, and simmer covered (for about 3 minutes until the prawns are tender).
6
Garnish with chopped shallots, and coriander leaves.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Healthy