Tom Yaam Goong (Spicy Prawn Soup Flavored With Lemon Grass)

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by SharleneW

This recipe is from a cooking class I took at a resort in Thailand (Le Royal Meridian Phuket Yacht Club). I hope you are fortunate enough to have an Asian food market in your area so you can find the ingredients as this soup is absolutely delicious!

Top Review by Gary Hayes

Tom Yum is the very best soup in the world, and has many variations. This one using prawns is much nicer than using marinara mix. Everyone should try Tom Yum at least once in a lifetime.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring chicken stock to a boil.
  2. Add lemon grass, galangal, straw mushrooms.
  3. Season to taste with lime juice, sugar, fish sauce and chili in oil.
  4. Add kafir lime juice, red chili sliced and cream.
  5. Add shrimp, cook approximately 30 seconds longer, until shrimp barely done.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves and a few drops of chili oil on top.

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