Shrimp Coconut Soup with Ginger and Lemongrass

Author: 
Emeril Lagasse
  • 1/4 Cup  chopped fresh lemongrass, tough outer leaves removed
  • 2 Tablespoons  peeled and thinly sliced fresh ginger
  • small Thai chiles, stemmed and lightly crushed
  • Kaffir lime leaves, crushed
  • 3 Cups  shrimp stock or fish stock
  • 1 Cup  fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 Cup  fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons  Thai nam pla, or Vietnamese nuoc nam (fish sauce), or more to taste
  • 1 Pound  medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 1/2 Cup  coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons  finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 Cups  jasmine rice, other long-grain white rice can be substituted
  • 3 Cups  water
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh lemongrass, tough outer leaves removed
  • 2 tablespoons peeled and thinly sliced fresh ginger
  • 5 small Thai chiles, stemmed and lightly crushed
  • 4 Kaffir lime leaves, crushed
  • 3 cups shrimp stock or fish stock
  • 1 cup fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons Thai nam pla, or Vietnamese nuoc nam (fish sauce), or more to taste
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cups jasmine rice, other long-grain white rice can be substituted
  • 3 cups water
This is a variation on the classic soup Tom Kha Kai (Chicken-Coconut Soup with Ginger and Lemongrass), kicked up with shrimp instead of chicken.

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Recipe Details

Preparation Time: 
20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
30 minutes
Total Time: 
1 hour
Serves: 
4

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

1,180 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

59%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 168g 259%
  • Carbs 697g 232%
  • Saturated 134g 671%
  • Fiber 14g 57%
  • Sugars 34g
  • Protein 113g 226%
  • Cholesterol 43mg 14%
  • Sodium 10,742mg 448%
  • Calcium 505mg 50%
  • Magnesium 824mg 206%
  • Potassium 5,083mg 145%
  • Iron 62mg 344%
  • Zinc 17mg 110%
  • Phosphorus 2,103mg 300%
  • Vitamin A 609IU 12%
  • Vitamin C 64mg 106%
  • Thiamin (B1) 5mg 324%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 109%
  • Niacin (B3) 66mg 332%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 156%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 2,006µg 502%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 9%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 9%
  • Vitamin K 28µg 36%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 16g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 6g
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