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HOT & SOUR SOUP
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tom yam bouillon cubes
  • 1 lime -- zested
  • 1 stick lemongrass (tender inner part only) -- roughly chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 4 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp red chile flakes -- ** see note
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 8 oz shiitake mushrooms -- sliced, remove stem
  • 1 lb peeled shrimp (raw) -- thawed if frozen
  • 5 scallions -- in short lengths
  • and cut in julienne
  • 1 sm bunch cilantro -- chopped
    1. Place the water and tom yam cubes in large stockpot. Add lime zest, juice, lemongrass, fish sauce, chile flakes, and sugar. Bring to a boil. Add mushrooms and simmer for 2 minutes, then add the shrimp and scallions. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until shrimp are fully cooked and have turned pink. Sprinkle with a little cilantro and put more on the table for passing.

     

     
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