This soup is fragrant, unique and incredibly delicious. Serve it with a side of rustic bread or rice noodles. (Soak the rice noodles in the boiling liquid from the soup for maximum flavor!
Lemongrass is a type of grass grown most commonly in Thailand and Vietnam. It has a mild citrus flavor and is used as an herb flavoring in curries. If you can’t find it fresh, try finding it dried, but many supermarkets do have it. Besides of its incredible and unique flavor, lemongrass has a whole list of health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antidepressant qualities.
I know this dish seems foreign to you, with ingredients you don’t recognize but I promise you they are flavors you will not want to miss. You can find all the ingredients at a specialty Asian market or most of them in a spice shop. If you can’t find certain ingredients, ask me about substitutes!