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Tom Yam Khung


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  • 12 large shrimp
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 3 cm piece of ginger, grated
  • 4 kaffir lime leaves
  • 4 bird peppers
  • 6 button mushrooms, cut into 4
  • scant 1/2 cup of nuocmâm
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • lemon grass


Servings 5
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

In a large pot, combine the ginger, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and chicken stock. Bring to boil.

Step 2

Add the peppers, mushrooms, fish sauce and lime.

Step 3

Return to a boil, add the shrimp and cook for about ten minutes.

Step 4

Sprinkle with cilantro.

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Slice pepper and place slices in the toaster

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Spread the mix onto the toasted pepper

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