Thai tomyum gung (shrimp) / gai (chicken)

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 -to
3 Stalks of lemon grass
2 pounds Tiger shrimps OR- boneless chicken meat to
6 Lime leaves (kaffir)
Lemon juice & fish sauce to
3 smalls Red/green chili peppers
1 can Straw mushrooms
1½ tablespoon Thai chili paste *
Cilantro/parsley

* with soya beans oil (dark redish-brown color), which comes in a jar that can be bought at any Thai grocery Instructions: ============= Boil some water (half of the pot) in a 1.5qt sauce pan. Put in lemon grass, and the chili paste. Put in the shrimps and the mushrooms. Let it boil for 10 minutes. Put in the "lime" leaves and sliced chili peppers (1 min). It's done!! Now you can mix it in a serving bowl with some lemon juice and fish sauce. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with Thai Jasmine rice.

From: nat@...

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