Monday, March 21, 2011

Hot And Sour Shrimp Soup With Noodles

This is a very fragrant and rich in flavor hot and sour noodle soup. It is awesome !!! I loves this simple delicious Hot And Sour Shrimp Noodles Soup that i can enjoy it anytime whenever i'm craving for sometime hot and sour. I hope you will like it too.
Hot And Sour Shrimp With Noodles
   Ingredients    :

   8         large shrimp, clean and butterfly the shrimp
   1/2      pound dried rice noodle, soak
   1/2      onion, peel and cut wedges
   2         quarts chicken broth
   3         stalks lemon grass, bottom white part only, thinly slice
   3         shallot, peel and smashed
   3         cloves garlic, peel and smashed
   6         serrano chile ( chili padi) lightly smashed including the seeds
   6         slices galangal or fresh ginger
   1         cube tom yum base
   1/4      cup fish sauce
   1         teaspoon peppercorn, smashed
   2         fresh lime, cut and squeeze out cut
   3         teaspoon sugar
   1         handful of enoki mushroom
   1         handful of fresh parsley
   1         small tomato, cut in wedges

    Method    :

    Cook it in boiling water for 10 seconds, remove and drain out water in a colander.

    Pour the chicken broth into a pot and bring it to boil, add peppercorn, lemon grass, galangal or fresh 
    ginger, shallot, garlic, serrano chile, tom yum base. Let it simmer for 15 - 20 minutes.

    Adjust the heat to high, add the shrimp in the rolling boil soup and cook it for 20 - 25 seconds or until
    the shrimp change in color. Remove and set aside.

    Reduce heat and add, tom yum base, tomato, onion, enoki mushroom. Let it simmer for a while.
    Off stove, add fish sauce and lime juice.

    Divide noodles in individual bowls, arrange shrimps, ladle soup over the noodles, garnish with parsley
    and serve immediately.

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