THAI TOM YUM SOUP

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 c. fish sauce
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/3 c. lime juice - fresh is best
  • 1 inch chunk of ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 T. sugar
  • 1 14 oz. can coconut milk ( reg. or fat free)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, chopped
  • 1 can straw mushrooms
  • 1 lb. shrimp, chicken or tofu, in chunks
  • 3-4 T. roasted red chili paste
  • 1/2 c. cilantro, chopped for garnish

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan place the fish sauce, water, lime juice, ginger, sugar, coconut milk and lemongrass.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms, meat or tofu, and chili paste. Simmer 15 minutes.
  • Ladle into bowls and garnish with cilantro.
  • Serves 4

Notes

Categories: Asian  Soup 
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