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Tom Yum Kung

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An authentic Thai shrimp soup, the Tom Yum Kung is absolutely delicious. Tickle your taste buds with this refreshing soup. It is all about the genuine Thai flavor and taste all wrapped in one. Enjoy!!
Ingredients
  Water/Light chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs) (24 Fl Oz/750 Ml)
  Shrimps/Prawns 8 Ounce (250 Grams, Shelled And Divided)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Kaffir lime leaves 5 (Bai-Ma-Krut)
  Galangal slices/Dried galangal slices 3 (Kha)
  Fish sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Nam Pla)
  Lemon grass stalk 2 , cut into 1-inch/2.3 cm lengths (Citronella (Ta-Krai), Lower 1/3 Portion Only)
  Thai chili peppers 5 (Hot Green, Phrik Khi Nu)
  Sliced straw mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (2 Fl Oz/60 Ml)
  Roasted chili paste 1 Teaspoon (Nam Phrik Pao)
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (Bai Phak Chi/Coriander Leaves)
Directions

Bring the stock to a boil over medium heat. Add the garlic, lime leaves, galangal, fish sauce, lemon grass, and shallots, then the mushrooms and chilli peppers, if using. Simmer for 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and reheat to boiling. Cook until the shrimps are pink, opaque, and firm but no longer than 1 minute. When the shrimps are cooked, place the lime juice and chilli paste in a serving bowl. Pour the soup into the bowl, stir, and garnish with cilantro leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup

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Tom Yum Kung Recipe, Hot And Sour Shrimp Soup