Thai Prawn Soup Recipe

Thai Prawn Soup Recipe
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Thai Prawn Soup is a simple prawn soup, robustly flavored with lemon grass and hot peppers. Learn how to make/prepare Thai Prawn Soup by following this easy recipe.
Thai Prawn Soup Recipe
Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 5
Calories Per Serving 75
  • 20 Prawns (medium size)
  • 4-5 cups Water
  • 3 Shallots or Small Red/ Purple Onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 stalks Lemon Grass (lightly pounded, cut into 1-inch-long segments)
  • 2 tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 2 slices Fresh or Dried Galangal Root
  • 20 small Mushrooms (halved or whole)
  • 2-3 tsp Lime Zest
  • 3 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2-3 Habanera or Birdseye Chili Peppers
  • 5 Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • 5 Spring Onions (chopped)
How to make Thai Prawn Soup:
  • Thoroughly wash the prawns and shell them without removing their tails.
  • Place a large pan on fire and pour water in it.
  • Add shallots, lemon grass, fish sauce and galangal root.
  • Boil the mixture for 3 minutes.
  • Add prawns and mushrooms and cook until the prawns turn pink.
  • Add in lime zest, lime juice and chili peppers. Cover and remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle with chopped coriander leaves and spring onions.
  • Serve hot.