Recipe courtesy of Araya's Place

Araya's Place Tom Yum Soup

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

3 cups vegetable broth

5 kaffir lime leaves

3 slices unpeeled galangal, about 2 inches long

3 slices lemongrass, about 2 inches long

1 cup sliced button mushrooms

2 tablespoons thin soy sauce

10 Thai chile peppers, pounded with the edge of a knife or cooking mallet to release the flavor

1 lime, juiced

1 medium tomato, sliced

1/2 onion, sliced

8 medium-size cubes tofu, optional (your favorite brand)

Dash chopped cilantro

Dash chopped green onions

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil. Once boiling, add the lime leaves, galangal and lemongrass and boil for 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms, thin soy sauce, Thai chiles, lime juice, tomatoes, onions and tofu, if desired, and boil for another 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro and green onions.

Cook’s Note

For extra spice, add more Thai chile peppers.

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