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Tom Yam with shrimp

     1-5 crushed hot chillies
     1/2 cup of sliced  mushrooms
     1 stalk of lemongrass ( slice into 3cm long pieces )
     1/4 cup of sliced onion
     1/4 cup of sliced galangal
     1/4 cup of sliced tomatoes
     3 kaffir lime leaves
     2 tsp. of lime juice
     2 tbsp. of fish sauce or soya sauce
     1/2 tsp. of sugar
     1/2 tbsp. of shrimp chilli paste
     2 cups of water
     5 shrimps ( take the heads off and keep )
     1 tbsp. of chopped spring onion
     1 stem of coriander plant
     1/4 tsp. of salt
     2 leaves of Thai parsley
NB. : Shrimps can be replaced by chicken, pork, tofu, fish or mixed seafood.
Put water in a pot, heat until boiling. Add lemongrass, galangal, shrimp chilli paste, shrimp heads and onion. Cook until fragrant. Add tomatoes, shrimp meat and mushrooms. When done, flavour with fish sauce, salt and sugar. Stir thoroughly and finally add lime juice, spring onion,  Thai parsley, coriander and lime leaves. If not spicy enough add hot chillies. Serve with rice.

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