Tom Yum Soup

CHEF JET TILA
14Ingredients
4Hours
Calories

Description

The complex flavors in this iconic soup come from the wide array of Thai ingredients you'll learn to use: fresh lemongrass, galangal root, Thai lime leaves, fish sauce, nam prik pao, and more!

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds chicken (whole, or 1-2 carcasses)
  • 10 cups water
  • 3/4 cup fresh galangal (thinly sliced)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (lower thick portion only, thinly sliced on the diagonal, pounded)
  • 1 sprig makrut lime leaf (also called Thai lime, with edges ripped, divided; buy at Asian markets and online)
  • 2 garlic cloves (peeled whole)
  • 1 shallot (large, sliced)
  • 4 Thai chilies (fresh, broken in half)
  • 8 large shrimp (or more depending on size, peeled and deveined)
  • 15 ounces canned straw mushrooms (canned, whole peeled, drained and rinsed)
  • 6 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons Thai chili paste (Nam Prik Pao; buy at Asian markets and online)
  • cilantro leaves (to garnish)
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  • 3 pounds chicken (whole, or 1-2 carcasses)
  • 10 cups water
  • 3/4 cup fresh galangal (thinly sliced)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (lower thick portion only, thinly sliced on the diagonal, pounded)
  • 1 sprig makrut lime leaf (also called Thai lime, with edges ripped, divided; buy at Asian markets and online)
  • 2 garlic cloves (peeled whole)
  • 1 shallot (large, sliced)
  • 4 Thai chilies (fresh, broken in half)
  • 8 large shrimp (or more depending on size, peeled and deveined)
  • 15 ounces canned straw mushrooms (canned, whole peeled, drained and rinsed)
  • 6 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons Thai chili paste (Nam Prik Pao; buy at Asian markets and online)
  • cilantro leaves (to garnish)
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