Araya's Place Tom Yum Soup

Recipe courtesy Araya's Place
Show: Heat Seekers Episode: Seattle
TOTAL TIME: 20 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 15 min
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

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
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Directions

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

This recipe was provided by professional chefs and has been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
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