Thai Coconut Soup


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger

1 stalk lemon grass, minced

2 teaspoons red curry paste

4 cups chicken broth

3 tablespoons fish sauce

1 tablespoon light brown sugar

3 (13.5 ounce) cans coconut milk

1/2 pound fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced

1 pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice salt to taste

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat.

2. Cook and stir the ginger, lemongrass, and curry paste in the heated oil for 1 minute.

3. Slowly pour the chicken broth over the mixture, stirring continually.

4. Stir in the fish sauce and brown sugar; simmer for 15 minutes.

5. Stir in the coconut milk and mushrooms; cook and stir until the mushrooms are soft, about 5 minutes.

6. Add the shrimp; cook until no longer translucent about 5 minutes.

7. Stir in the lime juice; season with salt; garnish with cilantro.
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