Lemongrass broth with Norwegian cod and prawns…

Lemongrass broth with Norwegian cod and prawns…

Ingredients for 4 portions:

  • 1 stick of lemongrass
  • 1 red chilli
  • 8 cups of chicken stock
  • ½ cup fish sauce, either nam pla or nuoc mam, a common Asian cooking sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of raw sugar
  • 1-2 limes
  • 100g of Norwegian prawns
  • 150g of Norwegian cod, fillet into cubes
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon of sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 packet glass noodles, broken into pieces
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 cucumber
  • 10 spring onions
  • 1 bunch of fresh coriander


  1. First crush the lemongrass with the back of the knife, slice chillies and roughly chop the coriander.
  2. Add all the chicken stock with fish sauce and sugar.
  3. Bring to the boil and set aside. 
  4. Strain and boil again.
  5. Season with lime juice.
  6. Mix the cod in a bowl with a teaspoon of salt, grated ginger and chilli sauce.
  7. Let it marinate.
  8. Cook the glass noodles according to instructions of the package.
  9. Shred the carrots, cucumber and spring onion.
  10. Add the fish broth and bring the soup to a boil.
  11. Ready to serve.

Recipe and photo credit by –  Norwegian Seafood

Claire Justine

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  1. Anonymous
    17th January 2012 / 6:09 am

    Looks good !!

  2. Clairejustine
    1st February 2012 / 7:09 pm

    Thanks for the comment :0)

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