Saturday, July 24, 2010

Beef and Lemongrass Soup

* 1 package of rice noodles
* 4 cups beef broth
* 1 stalk lemongrass
* 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
* 1 large carrot, grated
* 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
* 1 tbsp fish sauce
* 1/2 tsp srirachi
* 1/2lb beef, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
* 1/2 cup cilantro
* 2 limes, quartered

In a medium pot, boil rice noodles according to package and divide among 4 bowls. In the same pot combine broth, lemongrass, and garlic and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the carrot, onion, fish sauce, and srirachi. Return to a boil, add the beef and cook until done. Divide the soup among 4 bowls and garnish with cilantro and lime wedges.

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