Hot and sour mushroom soup (tom yam het)

Yield: 3 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Vegetable stock
1 teaspoon Nam Prik Pow sauce
1 \N Inch Lemon grass finely chopped into rings
3 \N Kaffir lime leaves roughly torn into three
1 teaspoon Sugar
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
2 ounces Oyster mushrooms coarsely separated OR- button mushrooms
2 smalls Fresh red or green chilis (more if desired) crushed to split open
\N \N Coriander leaves

TO GARNISH

In a large pan, bring the vegetable stock to the boil and stir in the Nam Prik Pow sauce. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer, stirring well until the mushrooms are just cooked but still al dente.

Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.

Source: Thai Vegetarian Cooking by Vatcharin Bhumichitr Typos by: Karen Mintzias

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