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Favorite Recipes: Thai Coconut milk soup

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Name: Kim F. - ,
Total Recipes: 17



Thai Coconut milk soup

Dish: Soups
Dish Type: Other
Difficulty: 4 / 10
Servings: 8
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Substuite soy sauce for Fish Sauce and vegetable or vegan chicken broth for chicken broth. Also tofu instead of shrimp and you have a nice vegetarian soup. The Best Thai Coconut Soup Prep Time: 35 MinCook Time: 30 MinReady In: 1 Hr 5 Min Servings (Help) USMetricCalculate Original Recipe Yield 8 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 1 stalk lemon grass, minced 2 teaspoons red curry paste 4 cups chicken broth 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 3 (13.5 ounce) cans coconut milk 1/2 pound fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice salt to taste 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro Directions Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook and stir the ginger, lemongrass, and curry paste in the heated oil for 1 minute. Slowly pour the chicken broth over the mixture, stirring continually. Stir in the fish sauce and brown sugar; simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in the coconut milk and mushrooms; cook and stir until the mushrooms are soft, about 5 minutes. Add the shrimp; cook until no longer translucent about 5 minutes. Stir in the lime juice; season with salt; garnish with cilantro.


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Kim F. - ,
6/17/2014 4:00 PM ET
Thanks, only a gourmet cook for the family. LOL.
Sandra Phillips (rolfeswife) - ,
7/14/2013 9:31 AM ET
Kim, I go the Coconut Diet book, the oil, the manna, and the dried coconut. I think I will use those ingredients in this soup! You must be a gourmet cook!! Thanks so much!
Gwen H. (hooloovoo)
2/11/2013 3:36 AM ET
This sounds great! I think I'm going to try it tomorrow!