Tom Yam Kung, Delicious

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by rod_n_daisy

I got this recipe from and that recipe is very good but I made some changes and I like my version more. If you like Tom Yam I recommend trying both. This is very easy to make. The hardest part might be finding the ingredients if you don’t have an oriental grocery store handy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Separate and save shrimp heads, remove shrimp from shells and devein and butterfly.
  2. Pour water into pot with the lemon grass, kaffir-lime leaves, sea salt and shrimp heads. Simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Add Additional water if to much evaporation occured to return to the original level.
  4. Add mushrooms, jalapenos and green onions. Cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Add shrimp, lime juice , ground chile powder to taste and fish sauce. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes till shrimp are done.
  6. Garnish each bowl with chopped coriander before serving.

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