THAI HERB SOUP

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On a cold and rainy night, my friend and I were waiting at the airport to pick up her family coming home from Las Vegas. She brought this Thai Herb soup in a thermos for us to enjoy.

Delicious, tangy and very soothing. It just hit the spot.

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THAI HERB SOUP

On a cold and rainy night, my friend and I were waiting at the airport to pick up her family coming home from Las Vegas. She brought this Thai Herb soup in a thermos for us to enjoy.
Delicious, tangy and very soothing. It just hit the spot.
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Thai herb soup, delicious, tangy, soothing
Yield: 2 Servings.
Author: Deirdre K Todd

Materials

  • 1 TB vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 1/2 inch fresh ginger, mashed
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, 2-inch pieces
  • 8 c. chicken broth
  • 2 TB each sugar, Aloha shoyu, patis (fish sauce)
  • 1/3 c. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 c. each fresh cilantro, fresh Thai basil leaves; chopped
  • pinch white pepper

Instructions

  • In a saucepan over medium heat, sauté onion, celery, pepper, garlic, ginger and lemongrass in oil.
  • Add broth; simmer 15 minutes.
  • Strain; return soup to saucepan.
  • Discard vegetables.
  • Add sugar, soy sauce and patis; simmer 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; add lime juice, cilantro, basil and pepper.

How To Serve:

  • Serves 2-4.

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