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    Tom Yum (spicy Thai Soup)

    Tom Yum (spicy Thai Soup). Photo by Jane Gib

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    30 mins

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    Impera_Magna's Note:

    I received this recipe from Nussara Boonkungwan who prepared it for a Thai cooking demonstration on 6-11-99 at ESKing Village at NCSU. She is a great cook and I enjoyed this very much!

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    1. 1
      Pour water into medium saucepan and place over high head on stove; bring to boil and add Kaffir lime leaves & lemon grass; cook for 2 minutes.
    2. 2
      Reduce to low heat, add fish sauce, lime juice, fresh ground red chili, and chili paste in soy bean oil.
    3. 3
      Add mushrooms & tomatoes; cook for several minutes.
    4. 4
      Add shrimp or chicken.
    5. 5
      Turn heat to high, do not stir.
    6. 6
      When shrimp or chicken is cooked, continue to cook for 2 minutes more.
    7. 7
      Serve with hot rice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 20, 2010


      This was quick, easy, relatively inexpensive, and delicious! My boyfriend couldn't say enough good things about it. I will make this again for sure!

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    • on November 19, 2006


      After trying this recipe in a restaurant I came to zaar to try and find it. I was not disappointed at all with this recipe. It was exactly what I was after. The flavours of this recipe are exquisite. If you like a little pep to your soups then this ones for you. So easy to make and the ingredients are readily available too. Will make again. Thanks for posting and keeping my tastebuds happy!!!

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    • on August 29, 2006


      wow that's all I can say to describe it.I made it with cod fillets but had to omit the mushrooms, as I didn't have any, and it was still great. Thanks for sharing

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    Nutritional Facts for Tom Yum (spicy Thai Soup)

    Serving Size: 1 (322 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 134.9
    Calories from Fat 12
    Total Fat 1.3 g
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    Cholesterol 220.8 mg
    Sodium 1649.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 4.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Sugars 2.1 g
    Protein 25.7 g

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    kaffir lime leaves


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