Healthy Tom Yum For One

Preparation time

25 Minutes

Cooking time

25 Minutes

Serves

2

Hot & fragrant Tom Yum soup doesn't have to be unhealthy and Fay Khoo is here to show you how!

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Enjoy this delicious, warm and nourishing soup even if you don't have enough time to cook.

Ingredients

2
cloves
Garlic
, minced
1
Shallot
, sliced
1
teaspoon
Tomato paste
1
slice
Fresh Galangal
1
Lemongrass
, bruised
4
Kaffir Lime Leaves
, bruised
1 1/2
teaspoon
Amino Acid
1/2
teaspoon
Fish Sauce
1
tablespoon
Lime Juice
1
sprig
Coriander
2
Oyster Mushrooms
, sliced
3
Shiitake Mushrooms
, sliced
2
Chilli Padi
, chopped
2
Prawns
, peeled and deveined
Ground White Pepper
, to taste
Water
1
small bunch
Fresh Coriander Leaves

Directions

Heat oil in a pan, add in garlic and shallot and stir fry until fragrant.
Add in tomato paste, amino acid, fish sauce, lime juice, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass and water and bring to a boil. You may add more or less water depending on how thick you want the soup to be.
Add in chilli, galangal and mushrooms. Simmer on a low heat for 5-10 minutes to bring out the flavors.
To serve, pour the soup a bowl and garnish with coriander.

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