Thai Hot and Sour Soup

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Lavender Lynn

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Top Review by PanNan

I loved the flavor of this soup. It was spicy, sour and slightly salty and sweet - just the way I like my Thai food. I used the kaffir lime leaves and thai basil from my garden, and for the mushrooms some fresh king oysters. I used only one chicken breast but thought it was plenty. Made for Mike and the Appliance Killers ZWT9.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, bring the chicken stock to a boil. Stir in the tom yum paste and garlic, and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir in the lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves. Place the chicken in the saucepan, and cook 5 minutes, or until no longer pink and juices run clear.
  2. Mix in the mushrooms. Add the fish sauce, lime juice, and green chile pepper. Continue cooking until well blended. Remove from heat, and serve warm with the coriander and basil.
  3. Prawns (approximately 1/2 pound) may be substituted for chicken in this recipe. Cook them only until opaque. If kaffir lime leaves are not available, substitute 1 tablespoon lime zest.

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