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Thai Tom Yum Soup

Thai Tom Yum Soup

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Serving: 4 people.
Preparation: 15 minutes. Cooking: 10 minutes.

1 packet Thai Tom Yum Soup Paste
880ml water
250g mussels, squid, and prawns
60g sliced button and oyster mushrooms
Lemon grass (sliced)
Fresh chillies
Kaffir lime leaves
Lime juice
Fish sauce

Bring the water to the boil and add Tom Yum paste.
Add lemon grass, chillies and lime leaves. Stir well.
Add seafood, then mushrooms.
Stir again then bring back to the boil.
Add lime juice and fish sauce to taste.
Serve piping hot.

Chef's Tips:
For an extra spicy experience, be liberal with the chillies. Try to use Thai bird-eye chillies for authenticity, but be warned - they have a kick!

Recipe reproduced with kind permission of Asian Home Gourmet.

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