Thai Hot and Sour Prawn Soup is fast and easy once you learn how it is done. In the online video you will be taught by Thai Chef Chanrat Karatna, nickname Air, and his staff not only how to cook Thai Hot and Sour Prawn Soup but about the ingredients at his cooking school Air’s Thai Culinary Kitchen in Chiang Mai Thailand. Copy the recipe below then watch the Thai Thai Hot and Sour Prawn Soup video. Hot and Sour Prawn Soup “Tom Yam Goong” Recipe 2 cups water or chicken stock or vegetable stock 250g uncooked shrimp or prawns, unpeeled 1 stalk lemongrass, sliced 5 kaffir lime leaves stem removed and torn ½ cup straw mushrooms cut in half 1 cup pea eggplant (eggplant cubed into small pieces will do) 5 kaffir leaves stem removed and torn 2 1/2 tbsp Thai fish sauce 2 ½ tbsp fresh lime juice 3 thin sliced fresh dried or matured galangal 3 red bird’s eye chilies 1 tbsp fresh chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves Wash, peel and de-vein shrimp or prawns, remove the heads but keep the tails intact. In a sauce pan, boil the water or stock over medium heat. Add lemongrass, mushrooms, galangal, lime leaves and cook a few minutes until fragrant. Then add prawn and simmer until they have just changed color, turn off heat. In the serving bowl add the juice from fresh limes, chilies and fish sauce. If you bruise the chili, the more you do the spicier the soup. Transfer the ingredients from the sauce pan to the serving bowl and mix. The soup should be spicy, sour and salty.