Plump green prawns are freshly cooked in this aromatic stock, with lemon grass, ginger and chillies. Lime juice and lime leaves provide the final touch to this hot and sour soup.
Yabbies can be used instead of prawns. You could also substitute strips of skinless chicken breast.
good source of vitamin C and iodine.
Known as nam pla in Thailand, and nuoc nam in Vietnam, fish sauce is available from Asian food stores and larger supermarkets. It keeps indefinitely without refrigeration.