Lemongrass Seafood Stew
In a medium stockpot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook, stirring, until translucent but not brown, about 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, fish sauce, lemongrass, and serrano pepper, and cook for 2 minutes.Advertisement
Add stock and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 15 minutes.
Add shrimp, fish, mussels, and the cilantro. Cover, and cook just until fish is opaque and mussels open, 2 to 3 minutes. Ladle over rice, and garnish with diced cucumber and a wedge of lime.