Tom yum soup

Tom yum soup

lower than 30 mins

30 mins to one hour

Vintage tom yum broth with the hot sour flavours you'd count on. Filled with herbal treatments, seasoning and veggies.

less than 30 mins

30 mins to an hour


  • 1 litre/2 pints chicken supply
  • 300ml/11fl ounce normal water
  • 6 sticks lemongrass, casually crushed
  • 4 fresh coriander beginnings, crushed
  • 110g/4oz refreshing galangal, peeled and sliced up (offered by Oriental food markets)
  • 8 tomato plants, cut into quarters, seeds removed
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1-2 limes, fruit juice only
  • 75ml/3fl oz tamarind h2o (tamarind is offered from Asian supermarkets. Relax the tamarind in very hot water and push the pulp using a sieve to produce tamarind normal water.)
  • 3 reddish chillies, thinly sliced up
  • 75ml/3fl ounce species of fish sauce (nam pla), or perhaps to preference
  • 75g/3oz palm sugar (offered by Asian supermarkets), use brown sugar if unavailable
  • 12 natural tiger prawns, shelled, gutted and divided by 50 percent
  • 2 boneless skinless fowl breasts, lower into pieces

To serve

  • 1 small bunch refreshing coriander, simply leaves
  • 1 tiny lot refreshing Thai basil, results in (offered by Oriental grocery stores)
  • lime wedges


Put the inventory and h2o right into a sizeable pan over a great warmth and bring to the boil.

Put the lemongrass, coriander roots, galangal, tomatoes, lime foliage, lime liquid, tamarind normal water and red chillies. Get back to the boil, then reduce the warmth and simmer for 15-twenty or so minutes.

Taste the carry and add just as much seafood sauce and palm glucose as necessary to keep the salty-bitter-hot-fairly sweet style, then take away in the temperature.

Shift 220ml/8fl ounce of the stock into a independent pan more than a substantial warmth and bring to the boil. Add more the fowl and prepare for 1-2 minutes or so, then put the prawns and cook to get a additional 1-2 minutes, or until totally made by means of.

To serve, dump the broth into two bowls and leading on top of the hot stock. Garnish with Thai basil, coriander plus a wedge of lime.