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    Shrimp in Hot Lime Leaf Broth

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    30 mins

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    15 mins

    Hey Jude's Note:

    A delicious, simple to make, soup. Adapted from 'Hot Sour Salty Sweet' by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

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    1. 1
      Over medium heat, bring the broth and lemongrass to a boil in a medium pot; add the lime leaves and chiles, bring it back to a boil and let cook, gently, for 5 minutes; add the mushrooms, return to a vigorous boil and add the shrimp.
    2. 2
      Cook for 1 minute, or until the shrimp have turned pink.
    3. 3
      Remove from heat, stir in the lime juice and fish sauce; taste and adjust flavor with fish sauce or salt if needed.
    4. 4
      Serve in small bowls.

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    • on May 27, 2004

      the thai name of this dish is tom yum gai. I like to serve it with fresh chopped tomatoes and cillantro added to each bowl just before serving.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp in Hot Lime Leaf Broth

    Serving Size: 1 (321 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 118.4
    Calories from Fat 20
    Total Fat 2.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    Cholesterol 86.4 mg
    Sodium 1359.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 7.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    Sugars 3.1 g
    Protein 17.2 g

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