Mix it all in and let your soup heat up for about 1 minute. Hey Glenn, thank you very much, glad you enjoyed this. Add galanga, lemongrass, Kaffir lime leaves (bash them a bit to break the fibers -- it allows them to release … Stir 2-3 tsp of Thai Taste Tom Yum Paste into 500ml of boiling water. // ]]> For myself, I like both versions of tom yum, and it sort of depends on which mood I’m in. Thank you! Hey Patricia, often for tom yum it’s fish sauce that makes the soup salty, but you could add some salt if needed. Prefer tum yum with reddish color, but without the milk. var time = now.getTime(); } Saute the chicken and/or tofu, onion (not the green onions), half each of the ginger and lemongrass until the chicken is only a little bit pink and the onion translucent. Great recipe! _load_script("//d3rxaij56vjege.cloudfront.net/form-serialize/0.3/serialize.min.js", function() { if (fieldVal) { I think it might be due to using the amount of lemongrass and galangal. Thank you so much. Your email address will not be published. I have not yet made this recipe with shrimp and have used vegetable broth or just plain water with whatever protein I have around and all have turned out delicious! Tom yum soup is regarded as the icon of Thai cuisine, similar to how sushi is to Japanese cuisine, curry to Indian cuisine, pizza or pasta to Italian cuisine. Stir in sugar and fish sauce, simmer for 1 minute. There are 2 different types of tom yum, the clear version and the creamy version, and there's directions on how to make both types. var addEvent = function(element, event, func) { It’s really pretty easy. if (tooltips[i].elem === elem) { I will have to find the Thai ingredients at a shop near me, then I am looking forward to making the soup. tooltip.appendChild(arrow); window.cfields = []; OMG…first time making this. if (results != undefined) { Thank you Nagi. They impart such beautiful flavour into the soup! You are my Thai food guru … ;). Hi Fred, yah I think that would be fine, or just feel free to reduce the fish sauce in the recipe. Looks good, but palm sugar for authenticity. Add about 3 heaping tablespoons of Thai roasted chili sauce (nam prik pao น้ำพริกเผา) to your soup and stir it in. Very well explained in detail. Worked okay. THANK YOU MARK. 10 Thai Chilis were way to hot. Thank you for posting and sharing the recipe. Just love your site(s) especially the cooking one. Ok, so let’s move on to the full recipe now. A problem I have faced on and off when making tom yum is that the soup tasted a little too fishy for my liking (despite using no more than two tablespoons of fish sauce). It is Thailand’s national and most famous dish, and as such when people think about Thai food, chances are they think about tom yum as well. That’s how you make the clear version of Tom Yum Soup which I find is the one more commonly served at Thai restaurants in Sydney. Tried making the clear version of the soup couple of days ago. Dear Mark, amzn_assoc_asins = "B000ET17VI,B000N0286G,B00OFBJZWY,B01L3DDR0C"; Looking forward to trying your Tom Yum soup recipes. My husband love tom yum soup. }; I think you’ll love it! However, I did end up eating the galangal as it was quite soft and yummy, lol. } else if (input.tagName == 'SELECT') { Hi Mark, Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork). This was the easiest and one of the best I have come across. The broth looks deceptively simple – clear and unassuming. Preparing the creamy version today. Great to hear that Doria, glad it turned out well! wrapper.className = '_form-inner'; To make the soup more sour, lime juice and tamarind are used. Ben and ning noosa australia. If you get to San Francisco please look me up:-) I would love to give you the local’s tour of SF. tooltip.innerHTML = text; I have many Asian friends who make it and all use it. I cut some of the galangal and lemongrass very finely so it cooks into the broth. I just want to let you know that you are my favorite human being on this planet. I used to work as a flight attendant and once we stop at Bangkok i change and get my tom yum soup. This recipe is to die for. The Lemongrass I got in here in Vegas where huge, so I’ll drop to 2 or 3. It turned out just as I remembered! script.src = url; The first was the steamed fish in lime and chili sauce. It's not normally eaten as an individual bowl of soup, the way it would be in Western cultures, but instead it's a communal dish that goes together with other dishes and eaten with rice. Hi Kang, great to hear from you, thank you very much – glad you enjoyed this recipe and the tom yum. Does it come out of a can? I am starting to learn step by step Thai cuisine and I really love it. I didn’t know it is so easy to make Tom Yum soup and it tastes fantastic! Tag me on Instagram at. I tried the tom yum goong nam sai yesterday…really yummy..kept sneaking into kitchen in middle of night to sip a ‘spoonFULL’ even I already had 2 big bowl for dinner! Nagi, I am forever grateful for you. for (var i = 0; i < elem.options.length; i++) { You get 5 stars for both components. This came out great! Great recipe! Tom yum is … Usually in Thailand we use Tiparos brand, which to me is usually quite smooth. I made both versions and we love them both!!! It was lovely!! As always, this recipe delivers. Love it! Dave, Sydney Australia. Trust me, nothing hits the spot better than a hot bowl of soup during the cold Tasmanian winter here. Of course I really like it with equal amounts of squid and Shrimp. Thank yo for watching, glad you like to cook Thai food as well. I used 6 T of fresh lime juice. err ? Hey Michelle, thank you for making this recipe and glad it turned out so well! Tomato Curry Fish. I exaggerate not – some favourite takeout dishes are difficult or simply can’t be replicate at home because we don’t have commercial grade equipment. Hi Jesse, glad to hear you enjoyed this recipe. Pour another 2 liters of water into a separate pot and bring to a boil (for flash steaming the seafood). Dont think the canned chilli paste is available where i live. Hola Marc. It’s so amazingly good! Instead of evaporated milk use coconut milk. if (!no_error) { Just went through the net and found your recipe. Hey Karen, glad you enjoyed it, thank you! Trust me, it came out so well even my family did not believe me that I did it. The flavors were amazing I just I would of error on the side of not putting them all in. It was an intensely but multi-flavored hot broth with very few ‘bulk’ items added to it. But I’ve got a recipe made with frozen peeled prawns too – see recipe notes!! Is this a variation you’ve seen? Definitely going to be a staple in our house. I live in the upper northern beaches of Sydney, which is a beautiful part of the world but is sadly in Asian food and produce. I live in Florida. I followed the recipe exactly, and it didn’t come out as well as I’d hoped, so I dumped a spoonful of Nam Prik Pao. kaffir in the broth or leave them there? Hey Quan, that’s not typically done in Thailand, but yes, feel free to try that out, could be very good! Take two roma tomatoes and two small white onions and slice them into wedges - you want them to be big and chunky. Just do what you prefer :). Hmm clear as mud really. Turned out amazing. Thank you again and keep cooking Thai food! That’s how important they are. The broth is my favorite part: Close-my-eyes delicious. script.charset = 'utf-8'; I've also included some of my personal travel eating tips and answered some of your top questions... like "Mark, how do you make money to travel?". But ingredients can be relative to location (like limes or chilies are not all the same strength depending on location or climate), and that’s why Thai food is all taste based, and made according to ones own taste. I use 4 limes and only 3 chillies. Jokes aside, they love your meals. return el.name == 'email' || el.getAttribute('required') !== null; It’s the most authentic Tom Yum I’ve found online. Added chicken pork dumplings. Regards Try it both ways! wonderful, excellent, thanks for the recipe. While waiting … var remove_tooltips = function() { The most important part of Tom Yum is the aroma of real Kafir lime leaves, there is NO SUBSTITUTE. You may be able to switch out ginger for galangal, but without keffir leaves just don’t waste your time. I’ve been looking for an authentic Tom Yum recipe for ages and I need look no further! no_error = false; } I used about 10 Thai bird chilies (prik kee noo) for this recipe, but you can use however many you’d like. } As a matter of fact they are “VOONDERBAR”. And you can make it at home like they serve in restaurants. Hi Erica, thank you very much, and great to hear you enjoy Thai food! Instead, add 1.5 tsp shrimped paste into the broth. Add onions and mushrooms, simmer 3 minutes. You can still make Tom Yum with real coconut milk too. I think the reason that I love it so much is because there is a perfect balance of spiciness, saltiness, sourness and sweetness which is really characteristic of Thai food . }); Another great recipe, thank you! Also, be sure to check out my of my authentic Thai recipes here. Thanks Mark, loving your recipes! This soup will now be in regular rotation this fall. They are a bit much whole! One of the most famous of all Thai foods, and what I think is one the best soups in the world, is Thai tom yum goong (ต้มยำกุ้ง). Lacked flavor and depth. var form = document.getElementById('_form_' + id + '_'), err = document.createElement('div'), button = form.querySelector('button'), old_error = form.querySelector('._form_error'); Thanks once again, keep up the good work and take care! I didn’t know those ingredients weren’t normally eaten. I think the reason that I love it so much is because there is a perfect balance of spiciness, saltiness, sourness and sweetness which is really characteristic of Thai food . Just enter your name and email below and I promise to only send you delicious emails :). Un abrazo desde Barcelona. I think that people assume that the creamy version is made with coconut milk, being an ingredient associated with Thai cooking. Required fields are marked *. Great to hear that Leah, glad you liked it. } It’s richer and creamier, and usually a little sweeter, and like I mentioned, the creaminess usually tones down the chili heat and sourness a bit. I love this recipe. When is tom yum gai best? } Wow! Thanks a lot dude. When you smell kaffir its lovely smell & taste in food. window._load_script = function(url, callback) { I love Thai food but was afraid to cook as it seems complicated. If not, they dont get invited back. I tried out your recipe and my whole family love the result. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nam prik pao (น้ำพริกเผา) is basically a Thai roasted chili sauce that’s packed with flavor and usually bought in a can these days. selected = false; I would also slice the garlic next time too. Hi Grelyn, good to hear from you, glad you and your husband enjoy prik pao. It’s always been in the soup I’ve gotten. submitted = true; tooltips[i].tip.parentNode.removeChild(tooltips[i].tip); Thanks a lot for your delicious recipes and your great job. var allInputs = form_to_submit.querySelectorAll('input, select, textarea'), tooltips = [], submitted = false;

if (html) { Thank you for sharing the tidbits of info that rookies would not otherwise know – such as how to release flavors from herbs and chilis Thanks for sharing your recipe! var _removed = false; }; Overall, 75% of the time I like tom yum goong nam sai (ต้มยำกุ้งน้ำใส clear version) because it’s so pure and clear and tastes quite healthy. err.className = '_error-inner _form_error _no_arrow'; } Do you add salt? amzn_assoc_linkid = "5ee66f9e41643578650ab6453ce8e436"; Hope you enjoy it! CREAMY Tom Yum Soup (Tom Yum Goong Nam Khon) which is made from the clear version with the addition of evaporated milk and a good hit of Thai Chilli Paste. Hi :) But that’s one of the biggest issues for me translating Thai into English, there’s no standard. You’re welcome Mali, glad this is helpful! var elems = form_to_submit.elements[elem.name], found = false, err = []; Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. I was so happy to have found all these ingredients today. Tasted just like at the restaurants. Thanks so much for sharing! Your recipe doesn’t even mention it. I just tried this recipe and it is exactly the same flavor as the Tom Yum we get in our local Thai restaurant. I really enjoy how nicely you show all the steps how to make the Tom Yum. :). Try couple of sliver green part of lime peel next time, no bay leaf ok. You have the best descriptions of your recipes and your videos are really informative. lemon grass, kaffir leaves, galangal and all the veggies. When is tom yum gai best? Used parsley and ketchup instead. Thai Tom Yum Soup recipe on your table in 30 minutes! It is delicious served with jasmine rice for a more filling main. Glad you love tom yum as well. Tom yum is often topped with freshly chopped culantro leaves. Do you eat everything that is put into the soup? I used thin sliced chicken breast and shrimp as the meat and also added scallions with the cilantro at the end. And so easy to make! After I find the nam prik pao. But I’m not sure of another with a different type of chili paste. the recipe and the taste is beyond all criticism, but how is your opinion about the shrimp production in Asia and Thailand? Thank you again, I’ll try to get more recipes out soon. Keep enjoying Thai food! This authentic Tom Yum Goon Soup recipe (Tom Yum with shrimp) is infused with lemongrass and lime leaves. Ingredients (Shopping List) 2 liters of water 4 stalks of lemongrass 1 inch chunk of galangal 10 kaffir lime leaves 10 Thai chilies And also make sure you add the lime juice at the end of cooking and make sure it’s sour enough – I think that will combat the fishiness of the fish sauce. I’m struggling to get galangal here in the UK so my dish lacked that this time. But first, watch the video for exact detailed instructions: (If you can’t see the video, watch it here: http://youtu.be/lCmAvdvRC3U), Time: About 30 minutes I love hearing how you went with my recipes! Hey Fahmi, thank you very much, glad you enjoyed this recipe. Then took them out near the end and added the tails so they didn’t over cook. Thank you ! That’s amazing to hear James, thank you for giving my recipe a try and glad you enjoyed it. I will try some of your other recipes. This Thai seafood soup is authentic and incredible tasting with its delicious combination of seafood, lemongrass, coconut milk, and lime. }; You are a great chef and very good teacher. I’m so glad I landed here. Thank you for sharing the recipe. ; Tom yum khon: A less popular version of the soup in which coconut milk is added to the broth . window._show_error = function(id, message, html) { return; Once your heat is off, go back to your lime juice and add about 8 tablespoons of lime juice (depending on how sour you like it, I like it really sour). It was very spicy . remove_tooltip(elem) : false; true : no_error = false; You can either cook it with seafood (Tom Yum Talay), prawns (Tom Yum Khoong), or chicken (Tum Yum Gai), and its a great dish to serve as an appetiser! Enjoy! Tom Yum soup (or Tom Yam soup) is the ultimate thai street food. Instructions and amounts were almost spot on, just some slight variations (she wanted more chili). amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "manual"; I think that’s a great idea, enjoy! With deep respect, Thai soups are amazing, the perfect combination of sour, salty, sweet and spicy notes leaves you taste buds coming for more. tooltip = create_tooltip(elem, "Enter a valid email address. Thank you for the video….I was not aware that lemon grass and kefir leaves needed to be bruised! So, i will add the paste, but not the milk. Use a meat mallet or similar to bash the garlic, chilli and lemongrass so they burst open to release flavour. And the bonus? if (old_error) old_error.parentNode.removeChild(old_error); I’m jonsing for this soup and decided to make it. selected = true; You mentioned on your post that this isn’t the “fancy” type – I wasn’t aware of the other type and wondering what you meant by that. Yes, you could reduce the ingredients, that would work fine. Add prawns, simmer 2 minutes or until just cooked. } If you are ever in Calgary, Canada, look me up and I’ll take you to the “Spicy Hut” restaurant for some chow and we can stuff our faces till the cows come home. Asian food has some of the best soups in the world! "); elem.className = elem.className + ' _has_error'; If so do I just add it or replace the evaporated milk? My family loves the soup I made. remove_tooltips(); Some food manufacturers offer a tom yum paste that is made of the basic ingredients in the soup. } Free Bonus: Click the button below to download a PDF copy of this tom yum soup recipe (for FREE). Amazing Thai Cashew Chicken Recipe – Authentic and Easy to Make! I think I will have to strained them next time, but I am absolutely making them again and again. Tom-yum is incredible. Could I substitute the evaporated milk with sweet coconut milk? Hi Mohamed, you’re welcome, glad you love tom yum goong as well. Hi Terry, great to hear you got to try some tom yum. (?!?!?) You can put on the lid just so it starts to boil and release all the herb flavors quicker. callback(); Since then I have been looking for that special taste, but I somehow here in Australia in the Thai restaurants I did not find it, they were not even close what we had in Thailand, but now thanks to you after more than 20 years, your recipe brings back the “magic” in my tastebud. It's not normally eaten as an individual bowl of soup, the way it would be in Western cultures, but instead it's a communal dish that goes together with other dishes and eaten with rice. 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