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Hot And Sour Shrimp Soup

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Ingredients
  Fish stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Lemongrass/1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Hot red chili pepper/Green chili pepper To Taste, finely chopped (Use Fresh)
  Mushrooms 8 Ounce, sliced
  Medium shrimp 4 Ounce, peeled and deveined
  Rice vinegar/White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Scallions 2 , thinly sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small bowl, combine the rice vinegar and soy sauce with cornstarch.
2. Stir the mixture until it forms a smooth paste.

MAKING
2. Put a saucepan on low heat and combine the fish stock, lemon-grass, garlic, and chili pepper in it.
3. Simmer the mixture, partially covered, for about 5 minutes.
4. Stir in the mushrooms and shrimp.
5. Simmer, partially covered, for about 3 minutes longer, until the mushrooms are soft and the shrimp turn pink.
6. Stir in the cornstarch mixture into the simmering soup.
7. Bring the soup to a boil and remove from heat.

SERVING
8. Stir in the sliced scallions into the soup and serve in bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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