Author: Jet Tila

Tom Yum Soup

Tom Yum Soup

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Servings: 4

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Tom Yum Soup Recipe.


chicken broth 8 cups
galangal 1 cup sliced
lemon grass 6 lower thick portion only -pounded
kaffir lime leaves 10
kaffir lime leaves 4
shrimp 1 lb peeled and deveined
straw mushrooms (canned) 4 cups drained and rinsed
roasted Thai chile 6 smashed
fish sauce 1/2 cup
lime juice 1/2 cup
chili paste in soybean oil 3 Tbsps
cilantro 2 Tbsps


  1. In a stockpot combine the chicken broth, galangal, and lemon grass.
  2. Roll the lime leaves and crush lightly within your hand. Add to the stockpot.
  3. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Strain the broth and return to the stockpot. Return to a simmer.
  5. Add the shrimp, mushrooms, and chiles. Cook until the shrimp turns pink. About 1 minute
  6. Stir in the fish sauce, lime juice, and chile paste.
  7. Divide among the serving bowls and garnish each with the chopped cilantro.