Hot & Sour Soup

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    169

This fragrant, aromatic hot and sour soup couldn't be easier or quicker to make. Prepare all your ingredients before you start to cook and you'll be just 10 minutes away from a warming broth.

recipe updated 1 Mar 2019

Ingredients

  • Fish stock icon
    Fish stock
    600ml
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
    4g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    None
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    20g
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    12g
  • Button mushroom icon
    Button mushroom
    125g
  • Rice noodles icon
    Rice noodles
    100g
  • Baby spinach icon
    Baby spinach
    75g
  • Prawn icon
    Prawn
    125g
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    27g
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside fresh chilli: deseeded & sliced
  2. Prep and set aside button mushroom: sliced
  3. Prep and set aside rice noodles: dried
  4. Prep and set aside prawns: cooked & peeled
  5. Get a clean large saucepan
  6. Add fish stock
  7. Add kaffir lime leaves
  8. Add ginger
  9. Add prepared fresh chilli
  10. Add lemongrass stalk
  11. Cover
  12. Boil
  13. Add prepared button mushroom
  14. Simmer for 3min
  15. Add prepared rice noodles
  16. Simmer for 3min
  17. Add baby spinach
  18. Add prepared prawns
  19. Simmer for 2min until heated through
  20. Add lemon juice
  21. Serve
  22. Add black pepper
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