Tom Yum (spicy Thai Soup)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Impera_Magna

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!

Top Review by cuppycakes

Not quite what I was expecting

Ingredients Nutrition


  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. Reduce to low heat, add fish sauce, lime juice, fresh ground red chili, and chili paste in soy bean oil.
  3. Add mushrooms & tomatoes; cook for several minutes.
  4. Add shrimp or chicken.
  5. Turn heat to high, do not stir.
  6. When shrimp or chicken is cooked, continue to cook for 2 minutes more.
  7. Serve with hot rice.

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