Tofu Soup With Lemon Grass Recipe

Step 1

Cut tofu into 1/2" cubes. Cut mushrooms in half. Put 6 c cold water in a large pot & bring to a rapid boil. Add the A SEASONINGS, reduce heat to medium low & simmer for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Remove any solid pieces of galanga, cilantro, lemon grass or kaffir that there are. Add the tofu & mushrooms & simmer another 3 minutes. Mix in the B SEASONINGS & heat through.

Step 3

Place soup in a tureen & garnish.

Step 4

To make the soup less hot use milder chilies.

Things You'll Need

  • 1lb Tofu
  • 2c Straw mushrooms
------------A SEASONINGS----------------
  • 3sl Galanga or dried/powdered
  • -- equivalent
  • 2ea Cilantro roots, chopped
  • 3ea Lemon grass stalks, cut into
  • -- 3" lengths
  • 4ea Kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 1/2tb Soy sauce
------------B SEASONINGS----------------
  • 5ea Guinea peppers, mashed
  • 1 1/2tb Chili sauce, see recipe
  • 2tb Lime juice
  • 1/2ts Sugar, optional
  • 2ea Green onions, chopped
  • 2tb Cilantro leaves, chopped

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