Shrimp in Hot Lime Leaf Broth

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

A delicious, simple to make, soup. Adapted from 'Hot Sour Salty Sweet' by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Top Review by Aariq Skought

the thai name of this dish is tom yum gai. I like to serve it with fresh chopped tomatoes and cillantro added to each bowl just before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Over medium heat, bring the broth and lemongrass to a boil in a medium pot; add the lime leaves and chiles, bring it back to a boil and let cook, gently, for 5 minutes; add the mushrooms, return to a vigorous boil and add the shrimp.
  2. Cook for 1 minute, or until the shrimp have turned pink.
  3. Remove from heat, stir in the lime juice and fish sauce; taste and adjust flavor with fish sauce or salt if needed.
  4. Serve in small bowls.

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