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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.
Ingredients
  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: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4
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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