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Tom Yum Soup Recipe

by Yugesh Shrestha
(Kathmandu http://cookgoodfoods.blogspot.com/)

Thai Tom Yum Soup

Thai Tom Yum Soup

Tom Yum Soup Recipe is a very healthy and delicious Thai soup recipe. It is considered good for flu and colds. It is even under research as a possible cure for cancer.


This is a very quick and easy tom yum soup recipe.

This recipe serves for 4 people and takes about 25 minutes

Ingredients
4-6 cups Chicken Stock
1/2 cup fresh Shiitake Mushrooms, finely chopped
12 raw Shrimp, shells removed
1 stalk Lemon grass , minced
3 Kaffir Lime leaves (available at Asian stores)
3 cloves Garlic, minced
2 Red Chilies, finely chopped
3 tbsp Fish sauce
1/2 can Coconut milk
1 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tbsp sugar(optional)
Extra vegetables Broccoli, Cherry tomatoes (optional)


  1. Boil the chicken stock in a deep cooking pot

  2. Add lemon-grass and boil for 2 more minutes. Include the stalk too if you are using fresh lemon-grass

  3. Stir in garlic, lime leaves,chili and mushrooms into the pot and heat it in medium heat, simmer for 2 minutes

  4. Add Shrimp and extra vegetables (if any) into the pot and simmer until the shrimp is pink and plump

  5. Reduce to low heat, add fish sauce, lime juice and coconut milk in it, stir and simmer until hot

  6. Check for the taste, if salt is not enough add more fish sauce, and if too sour add sugar. Add coconut milk if you taste it too spicy

  7. Your Thai Tom Yum Soup is now ready to be served hot with fresh cilantro leaves


Source: http://cookgoodfoods.blogspot.com/2011/08/thai-soup-recipe-tom-yum-soup-recipe.html

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Happy souping, Phoebe