Hot and Sour Mushroom Soup (Tom Yum Het) Recipe

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Hot and Sour Mushroom Soup (Tom Yum Het)
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  1. Put the first nine ingredients in a saucepan and bring to the boil (this is your stock). Simmer for 15-20 minutes over low-medium heat. Remove from the heat and strain. Reserve the stock and discard the rest.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and sauté the Soup Paste for a minute until fragrant. Add the tofu, shiitake and button mushrooms and stir-fry over high heat for 1 minute.
  3. Bring the prepared stock to a boil. Turn the heat to medium and add the sautéed tofu and mushrooms, the soy sauce, sugar and lemon juice. Simmer for 5-6 minutes over medium heat until the mushrooms are tender.
  4. Sprinkle the coriander and basil and remove from heat. Serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 273.67 Kcal (1146 kJ)
Calories from fat 131.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.63g 23%
Sodium 1256.08mg 52%
Potassium 736.15mg 16%
Total Carbs 25.93g 9%
Sugars 11.4g 46%
Dietary Fiber 6.74g 27%
Protein 13.9g 28%
Vitamin C 107.2mg 179%
Iron 5.1mg 28%
Calcium 280.3mg 28%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 56.41 Kcal (236 kJ)
Calories from fat 27.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.01g 23%
Sodium 258.92mg 52%
Potassium 151.74mg 16%
Total Carbs 5.34g 9%
Sugars 2.35g 46%
Dietary Fiber 1.39g 27%
Protein 2.87g 28%
Vitamin C 22.1mg 179%
Iron 1.1mg 28%
Calcium 57.8mg 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.9
  • 7

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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