Tom Yam Soup

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10

min

Preparation

15

min

Cook

Easy

Difficulty

3

Steps

13

Ingredients

A beloved classic, this well-known Thai recipe for hot and sour soup will leave you asking for more!

Let's start cooking!

Boil ingredients

Step 1 - Prepare soup base

  • In a pot, add 4 cups of water, lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves and ½ tsp of salt. Boil for 5 minutes.
“Tom” in Thai translates to the boiling process and “yam” refers to a Thai spicy and sour salad
Remove prawns out of pot

Step 2 - Boil prawns and mushrooms

  • In the same pot, add in prawns and mushrooms.
  • Boil for 5 minutes until prawns are cooked.
Boil tom yum soup

Step 3 - Season the soup

  • Add 2 Tbsp tom yam paste, lime juice, coconut milk and ¼ cup fish sauce to the boiled soup.
  • Stir well until tom yam paste dissolves.
  • To the same pot, add 1 crushed chili padi and 2 dried chilies.
  • Simmer on medium heat for another 5 minutes.
Adjust the spiciness level of this dish by adding or removing the amount of chili padi

Let's plate and serve!

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Scoop prawns onto the serving bowl and ladle tom yam soup over. Best served hot with a hearty bowl of rice!

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