Quick Tom Yum Soup

Quick Tom Yum Soup


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The classic hot and sour Thai soup, featuring lemongrass, button mushrooms and king prawns with an assortment of spices.

Herbie's Spices New South Wales, Australia

Serves: 4 

  • 1 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 slices Herbie's Spices Ground Galangal
  • 1 chilli, chopped finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon Herbie's Spices Lime Leaf Granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped lemongrass
  • 100g button mushrooms, halved
  • 12 peeled king prawns
  • coriander leaves to serve

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Place 1 litre hot water in a large pot.
  2. Add fish sauce, galangal, chilli, lime leaves and lemongrass.
  3. Bring to the boil and simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Add mushrooms and prawns.
  5. Simmer until prawns change colour.
  6. Serve in bowls with coriander leaves sprinkled over.

Additional Tips

To make a one-bowl meal, place freshly-cooked Asian noodles in the bases of the bowls and pour the Tom Yum soup over. The combination of sharp, hot and fresh tastes is particularly invigorating.

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