Saturday, July 4, 2009

Delicious Tom Yum Soup Recipe

This week I'm going to share with you my favorite recipe whenever I'm down with flu or cold. Tom Yum soup combination of herbs and spices is great to increase the immunity system especially with the increasing cases of swine flu worlwide. It's also delicious,sour, spicy and healthy. You can eat it by itself or with rice, rice noodle or flat chinese noodle.



Tom Yam Paste

2 tbs fish sauce

Baby corn & carrots sliced

Chopped pieces of chicken

Some Lime / lemon Juice

Tomato sliced into 4 parts

Milk / santan (coconut milk)

Large onion sliced thick

Coriander & Kaffir lime leaves

Button / shiitake mushroom

sliced Galagal and garlic sliced thinly

Bird’s eye chilies / bell pepers

Lemongrass stalks-crushed

Heat up some water and put in some kaffir lime leaves (tear), pounded birds eye chilies, galagal , lemongrass stalks and garlic. Let them boil for a few minutes.

Add in Chopped pieces of chicken, sliced onion, baby corn, squid, prawns,tomato and tom yum paste and lime juice in to boiling soup. Let them simmer for a while.

Lastly add in a bit of santan or milk as well as a bit of salt and sugar to taste.

Serve soup in bowls and garnish with some coriander leaves.

So till the next issue of Look Great & Feel Happy, try out this delicious recipe for a refreshing taste. A perfect soup for the pick me up when I'm down feeling.

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