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Prawn and shitake broth

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Ingredients

1 kg of raw prawns (whole)
1 punnett of shitake mushrooms
2 tsp of shrimp paste
2 tsp of chilli oil
1 tbsp of tamarind paste
2 bunch of spring onions
1 long green chillies
1 knob of ginger
1 pinch of coriander
1 pinch of mint
1 385g tin of Tuna
1 litre of water

Broth
Mix tuna and 1 litre of water into a big pot. Bring to the boil and allow to simmer for at least 1 hour.

Method

Broth
Mix tuna and 1.5litres of water into a big pot. Bring to a boil and allow to simmer for at least 1 hour.

Prawn and shitake mix
Add chilli oil to a wok and heat.

Throw in finely diced mushrooms, spring onions and ginger.

Add shrimp paste, tamarind paste and raw prawn tails to the wok, cook over a high heat for about 4 minutes or until prawns start to turn white.

Add broth to the wok and stir through.

Allow time to heat and combine, serve into soup bowls and garnish with mint, coriander and fresh spring onions.

Prawn and shitake broth