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