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Tom Yum Soup

Tom Yum Soup

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Tom Yum Soup is a delicious vietnamese soup featuring shrimp and lemongrass.

"I used a mixture of seafood (shrimp, squid, clams, cubed fish) in this. It was a real hit with the family. "

- promfh


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11 oz Shrimp; washed, peeled
3 c Water
2 Stalks lemon grass; sliced
5 Kaffir lime leaves; torn
3 Shallots; sliced
3 Garlic; crushed
2 Tomatoes; each cut into 8
5 ginza; Thin slices
3 c Straw mushrooms; cut in 1/2
20 sm Green chilies
3 tb Fish sauce
2 tb Lemon juice
Coriander; chopped

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Here are a couple of recipes from the Kitchen Link E-Newsletter that contain our favorite item. With a little doctoring the heat level could be kicked up a few notches to meet our normal (?) standards. Hope you enjoy them. Heres my best recipe for Tom Yum Soup. It was given to me by my cooking teacher, Somphon Nabnian at the Chiang Mai Cooking School in Chiang Mai (a northern city and very beautiful!) Somphon is a fabulous teacher.. . if you ever get that way, do look him up. here goes . . . Put the peelings in a pan with the water and bring to the boil. strain the stock, discarding the peelings. Bring the stock back to a boil and add the lemon grass, lime leaves, shallots, garlic, tomatoes, and ginger and bring to the boil. add the mushrooms and bring back to the boil and add the chilies and the fish sauce. cook 2 minutes, add the shrimp and reheat to boiling. When the shrimp are cooked, turn off heat and stir in lemon juice. serve garnished with coriander. * If you do not have shrimp, use chicken stock and add chicken. also can be made with pork cubes, mixed seafood, or tofu (this is really good) if you use chicken or pork, add the meat before the mushrooms and cook thoroughly. *if you dont want it too spicy, reduce the # of chilies, or leave them whole To be quite honest, the easiest way to cook Tom Yum is to go to your local Asian market and buy a packet of "tom yum" seasoning paste. it will have directions on the paste for making the soup. Thai people like this REALLY hot and usually add way more chilies than i do.

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pgi 1 year ago
I make it this way Serves: 6 3 cups (750ml) chicken stock 1 tablespoon tom yum paste 1/2 clove garlic, finely chopped 3 stalks lemon grass, inner part, chopped 2 kaffir lime leaves 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - cut into thin strips 100g fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon fish sauce 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon chopped fresh green chilli 1 bunch fresh coriander, chopped 1 sprig fresh basil, chopped Preparation method Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 15 minutes 1. In a large saucepan, bring the chicken stock to a boil. Stir in the tom yum paste and garlic and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir in the lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves. Place the chicken in the saucepan and cook 5 minutes, or until cooked through. 2. Mix in the mushrooms. Add the fish sauce, lime juice and green chilli. Continue cooking until well blended. Remove from heat and serve hot with the coriander and basil sprinkled on top. Provided by: Allrecipes Last updated: 06 Feb 2012
melbourn71 2 years ago
JamesDallace 4 years ago
Could somebody tell me why I can't import this recipe with the ingredients? I get the instructions fine, but can't import the ingredients OR copy and paste them.
gonzo_don 5 years ago
I used a mixture of seafood (shrimp, squid, clams, cubed fish) in this. It was a real hit with the family.
promfh 8 years ago
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