Spicy Seafood and Vegetable Soup

Ingredients

  • 12 peeled green prawns or 400g cubed white fish fillets
  • 4 cups homemade stock (fish, chicken or vegetable) or water
  • 1 small carrot, sliced
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup Chinese cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, chopped and grinded
  • 3 lemon or lime leaves, thinly sliced, or the rind of 1 lime
  • 1 knob of ginger or galangal, thinly sliced
  • lime juice to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves, shallots and 1 fresh chilli (seeded and sliced) to garnish

Method

  • Bring water or stock to boil.
  • Add lime leaves, lemongrass and ginger/galangal, simmer for 20 mins
  • Strain and add broccoli, carrot and mushrooms and cook for 2 mins
  • Add prawns or fish and cabbage.
  • Stir in lime juice and garnish with chopped coriander, shallots and chilli.

Variation:  use tofu or chicken fillet instead of fish/prawns.  

During the Maintenance Phase, a small amount of cooked brown rice may be added as a side dish.

 

Nutritional Information

Per Serving (recipe serves 2)

1048.7kJ
Energy
(250.4 Cal)
50.3g
Protein
1.8g
Fat
4.2g
Carbs
3.7g
Fibre