I thought this recipe was okay. I followed the recipe, but omitted the sugar as another reviewer suggested. The favor was okay, but one dimensional. I added sugar after and it tasted much better. I will probably make again, but will add the sugar to the peanut sauce. I didn't have lime, but I think it would help enhance the flavor.
I've been making this delicious soup since Sunset published it- it's one of my husband's favorites. I have never added the sugar and don't really see the need for it. Usually make it with ground pork, and always squeeze lime wedges over just before serving- it really sparks up the flavors.Read More