Yield: 1 Servings
|1 \N||Stalk lemongrass|
|1 tablespoon||Uncooked jasmine rice|
|½ pounds||Thinly sliced top sirloin|
|4 teaspoons||Lime juice; (up to 8)|
|2 teaspoons||Seeded and chopped chili pepper; (optional)|
|1 tablespoon||Thai fish sauce|
|4 teaspoons||Chopped purple basil|
|4 teaspoons||Chopped green onions|
|\N \N||Freshly cooked jasmine rice|
Notes: From Hawaiian Electric Kitchen.
Crush lemon grass and cut in half. In a large sauce pot, add lemongrass, water, and the 1 tablespoon rice. Cover and bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Cut beef slices into 2-inch strips; place in a large soup bowl. Add lime juice, sugar, chili pepper, fish sauce, basil, and green onions. Pour hot stock into bowl. Stir before serving. Serve with cooked jasmine rice. Makes 4 servings.
Posted to recipelu-digest by ncanty@... (Nadia I Canty) on Mar 25, 1998