Lemongrass Hot and Sour Soup

Base:

3 ounces Tom Yum oil
3 ounces chopped onions
2.4 ounces lemon grass
2 quarts water
0.2 ounces Hon-Dashi
3 ounces Tom Yum paste
3 ounces oyster sauce
0.3 ounces lemon juice
0.3 ounces lime juice

Use the Tom Yum oil to coat the bottom of a pot. Add onions and lemon grass and sauté for 3-6 minutes. Add water. Boil all for 30 minutes and then strain. Reheat and finish with Hon-Dashi, Tom Yum paste, oyster sauce and lemon and lime juices.

 

Soup and plating:

5 ounces base (recipe above)
3 ounces fresh crawfish
2 ounces clear rice noodles
1 ounce fresh shiitake mushroom, sliced
1 ounce pealed edamame
Chopped cilantro for garnish
1 lime

Add all ingredients except cilantro and lime to a sauté pan and cook until boiling. Pour into two bowls and garnish with chopped cilantro and slices of lime. Serves 2.


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