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Tom Yum Goong Part 1

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Learn how to cook Thai food the real way with a real Thai. I was born and raised in Thailand, and I lived there for 20 years. I have always been obsessed with food and can't think of a life without it. I am passionate about my culture, particularly its food, and I want to share it with the world. That's why I'm here. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do making it.
  Water 1 Quart
  Shrimps 6 Large, wirth head on
  Kaffir lime leaves 5 Medium, roughly chopped
  Lemongrass stalk 1 Large, bruised and roughly chopped
  Galangal 3 Tablespoon, cut into thin rounds
  Thai chilies 4 Large, roughly chopped (to taste)
  Chili paste 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lime 3 Medium, juiced (to taste)
  Fish sauce 4 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Oyster mushrooms 6 Ounce

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
If you are looking to have a quintessential Thai dinner at home, don’t skip the spicy-sour tom yum goong. Also known as hot and sour shrimp soup, this zesty Thai staple is a favorite during the colder months and can be made easily at home with just a few staple ingredients. It’s so addictive that you are likely to be hooked to it for good. Watch the space for more on the recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 288 Calories from Fat 12

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2%

Saturated Fat 0.12 g0.61%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50.2 mg16.7%

Sodium 1905.2 mg79.4%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g23.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 10 g20.1%

Vitamin A 61.7% Vitamin C 13.1%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 46.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tom Yum Goong Part 1 Recipe Video