Shrimp Tom Yam Soup {Tom Yam Kung}
Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1-5 crushed dried chiles (depending on desired spice level)
  • ½ C mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 stalk lemongrass, minced
  • ¼ C onion, sliced
  • ¼ C galangal, minced
  • ¼ C tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 t lime juice
  • 2 T fish sauce or soy sauce
  • ½ t sugar
  • ½ T shrimp chili paste
  • 2 C water
  • 6 shrimp
  • 1 T green onion, chopped
  • 1 sprig cilantro
  • ¼ t salt
  • 2 leaves Thai parsley, minced
Instructions
  1. Boil water in a medium pot.
  2. Add lemongrass, galangal, shrimp chili paste and onion. Cook until fragrant.
  3. Add tomatoes, shrimp and mushrooms.
  4. Once the shrimp is cooked, season with fish sauce, salt and sugar.
  5. Stir thoroughly and add the lime juice, green onion, cilantro, Thai parsley and lime leaves before serving. (If not spicy enough add 1 to 5 crushed chilies)
Recipe by Savour the Senses at http://savourthesensesblog.com/shrimp-tom-yam-soup-tom-yam-kung/