Tom Yum soup

Ingredients:

  • Water
  • 2 – 3 prawns
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, crushed
  • 1 slice galangal
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, torn and quartered
  • 2 – 3 chillies
  • ½ tomato, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 mushroom, sliced
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • Chopped coriander
  • Spring onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice 
  1. Heat the water in a pot over high heat until just boiling. 
  2. Add the lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves and chillies and boil for 2 – 3 mins.
  3. Add tomato, onion and mushrooms and cook for another 30 seconds.
  4. Lower the heat, add sugar, fish sauce and lime juice.
  5. Add the prawns and cook until done.
  6. Plate the soup and add coriander and spring onions to garnish. 

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