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       Title: HOT AND SOUR MUSHROOM SOUP (TOM YAM HET)
  Categories: Soups, Thai, Vegetables, Vegan
       Yield: 3 servings
 
       3 c  Vegetable stock
       1 ts Nam Prik Pow sauce
       1    Inch Lemon grass
            -- finely chopped into rings
       3    Kaffir lime leaves
            -- roughly torn into three
       1 ts Sugar
       2 tb Lemon juice
       2 oz Oyster mushrooms
            -- coarsely separated
            -OR- button mushrooms
       2 sm Fresh red or green chilis
            - (more if desired)
            -- crushed to split open
 
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 GARNISH---------------------------------
            Coriander leaves
 
   In a large pan, bring the vegetable stock to the boil and stir in the Nam
   Prik Pow sauce.  Add the remaining ingredients and simmer, stirring well
   until the mushrooms are just cooked but still al dente.  Pour into a
   serving bowl and garnish with coriander leaves.
 
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