Tom Yum Soup with Red Peppers

Simple but sensational, this Tom Yum soup from Mike Robinson is undeniably yum!
By Mike Robinson
Tom Yum Soup with Red Peppers
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 1 jar of tom yum paste
  • 2 red peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 sticks of celery, thinly sliced
  • large handful fresh coriander

Tips and Suggestions

Tom Yum paste is readily available from larger supermarkets or an Oriental supermarket


1. Bring 1.5 litres of water to the boil in a large saucepan. Add 2-3 tablespoons of Tom Yum paste to the water. Stir and let it simmer for 10 minutes.

2. Add the sliced peppers, celery and half of the coriander to the soup and simmer for a further 5 minutes. Season to taste and pour into bowls.

3. Sprinkle the remaining coriander on top and there you have it! You can make endless variations on this theme. Try it as a main course with tiger prawns and rice noodles.

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