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Tom Yum Kung Recipe - Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup

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Tom Yum Kung ต้มยำกุ้ง is a hot and sour zesty soup and is most likely Thailands most famous dish, it is generally made with shrimp/prawns but other seafood can be added to it or it can be made with chicken, ie Tom Yum Talay is the Thai seafood dish.

There are many variations of this dish so don't be suprised to find different recipe listings of ingredients both online and in books.

You can buy ready made tom yum pastes, cubes and powder from companies like Knorr, Maggi, Por Kwan, Mae Pranom, Brand OJ and Lobo if your in need of a quick fix of spicy Thai food.

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More Tom Yum Video Recipes
* Tom Sap Het
* Tom Yum Gai (chicken)
* Tom Yum Kung
* Tom Yum Talay (seafood)
* Prawn Spicy Thai Soup

Tom Yum Ingredients

* 5 cups of water
* 1 cup of shrimps/prawns peeled and deveined
* 2-3 slices of galanga
* 4 kaffir lime leaves
* 2-3 cloves of garlic crushed
* 1 Thai lemongrass chopped and bruised
* chilli peppers sliced to taste or can use ground dried peppers
* 1 cup of mushrooms sliced (in Thailand straw mushrooms are used)
* 2 tomatoes sliced
* juice from 2 limes
* 1-2 tablespoons of fish sauce
* small bunch of Chinese parsley

Making your Tom Yum Kung

* Bring water to boil in large pan, add galanga, garlic and fish sauce, leave to simmer for 10-15 minutes.
* Add the prawns, mushrooms and tomatoes.
* As soon as the prawns are nearly cooked add kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass, lime juice and chilli, do a taste test and if ok add the Chinese parsley and serve.

Chinese Parsley is also known as cellender, Chinese coriander, cilantro and coriander, here you can learn how to Grow Coriander.

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