Tom yum is the traditional spicy Thai soup served in a tom-yum dish with a heater to keep it good and hot. It can be made with cheap simple ingredients, including this version, sardine tom-yum that gets it's flavors from nothing more complicated than tinned sardines.
1-2 Cans of Sardines In Tomato Sauce
250 ml Water
1 Tablespoon Chopped Bird Chillies
1 Tablespoon Chopped Galangal
1 Tablespoon Chopped Lemongrass
1 Tablespoon Fish Sauce
1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
1 Tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves
1. Boil water in a saucepan.
2. When the water is boiling add the lemon grass and galangal and boil for 1 minute.
3. Add the sadines, fish sauce and bird chillies and bring back to the boil. Add the lemon juice and coriander and serve.
4. If you can serve it in a tom-yum pan, which has a burner to keep it hot.
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