Active Work and Total Preparation Time: 15 minutes * Low-Fat
Note: Look for straw mushrooms, Thai chiles and Kaffir leaves at Asian markets.
4 cups Thai Chicken Broth
1/2 cup peeled shrimp
1 (15-ounce) can straw mushrooms, drained and rinsed
6 to 8 roasted dried Thai chiles
3 tablespoons fish sauce
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons chile paste in soybean oil
2 to 4 kaffir (Thai) lime leaves
* Bring Thai Chicken Broth to simmer over medium-high heat in large pot. Add shrimp, mushrooms and chiles and cook until shrimp turn pink, about 1 minute. Stir in fish sauce, lime juice and chile paste. Garnish with lime leaves and cilantro.
4 to 6 servings. Each of 6 servings: 76 calories; 1,089 mg sodium; 22 mg cholesterol; 1 gram fat; 7 grams carbohydrates; 9 grams protein; 0.59 gram fiber.