Prawn, Coconut Milk and Coriander Soup

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Appears in
A Taste of Australia: The Bathers Pavilion Cookbook

By Victoria Alexander and Genevieve Harris

Published 1995

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You can substitute White Chicken Stock and chicken meat for the Fish Stock and prawns if desired. If you want a more substantial soup, add cooked egg noodles, tofu cubes, bean sprouts or Chinese green vegetables. The paste recipe can easily be doubled and the extra amount frozen for later use.


  • 24 medium green prawns (shrimp)


SHELL AND DEVEIN the prawns and set aside.

TO MAKE PASTE, peel and roughly chop the shallots or onions, garlic, galangal and ginger. Roughly chop the lemon grass and chilli peppers. Shred the lime leaves. Put all the ingredients except for the vegetable oil into a food processor or blender (in batches). Add 3