Lemongrass beef soup

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Stalk lemongrass
2½ quart Water
1 tablespoon Uncooked jasmine rice
½ pounds Thinly sliced top sirloin
4 teaspoons Lime juice; (up to 8)
2 teaspoons Sugar
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

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