Posted by Peggy on December 2, 2011
* Wear plastic gloves when chopping hot peppers; the seeds and membranes (placenta) are where you'll get the fiery heat.
** Trader Joe's has a variety of Asian-spiced nuts from which to choose; I selected Thai Lime & Chili Cashews; I've also used Eden Tamari Almonds
Active Time: 30 minutes
Simmer Time: 35-40 minutes
Number of servings (yield): 4 1/2 cups rich soup (2 main course serving; 4-6 appetizer servings)