Tom Yum Koong (Hot and sour soup with shrimps) Tom Yum Koong is the most popular thai soup that is hot, spicy and sour, good for diet and weight loss.

  • 1 lbs shrimps medium to large size, shelled and de-veined
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock (Or you can used 3 cups of water with 1-2 Chicken bouillon cube)
  • 2 Lemongrass, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/3 cup galangal Root, Sliced
  • 5 Kaffir lime Leaves, Torn in half
  • 5 Fresh Chillies, Crushed
  • 1/2 cup of straw mushrooms drained and rinsed (or plain white mushrooms, oyster mushrooms )
  • 3 Tbsp. Fish Sauce
  • 3-4 Tbs. Lime Juice
  • 1-2 Tbsp. Num prik Pao ( roasted chili paste)
  • 1/3 cup of milk
  • a few spring cilantro Leaves for garnish

  1. Bring chicken stock to boil over high heat in a pot .
  2. Add the lemon grass, galangal, bring it to boil.
  3. Add num prik pao, add mushroom cook for mushroom looks soft. add the shrimp bring it to boil for 2 min.
  4. Add fish sauce,Milk and bring it to boil. Add kaffir lime leave, fresh chilies lime juice cooked for 1 min.
  5. Turn off the heat. Remove to serving plate. springs cilantro for garnish. Serves
Tom Yum Koong
Hot and Sour Soup with Shrimp
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