Asparagus and Crab Meat Soup - Mang Tay Nau Cua

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the broth, 1 tablespoon of the fish sauce, the sugar and salt in a 3 quart soup pot.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet.
  • Add the shallots and garlic and stir-fry until aromatic.
  • Add the crab meat, the remaining 2 teaspoons fish sauce and black pepper to taste.
  • Stir-fry over high heat for 1 minute.
  • Set aside.
  • Bring the soup to a boil.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture and stir gently until the soup thickens and is clear.
  • While the soup is actively boiling, add the egg and stir gently.
  • Continue to stir for about 1 minute.
  • Add the crab meat mixture and asparagus with its canning liquid; cook gently until heated through.
  • Transfer the soup to a heated tureen.
  • Sprinkle on the coriander, scallion and freshly ground black pepper.
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