Tom Yum Goong

Mouth-watering Soup Recipe

Tom Yum Goong has been a popular dish for decades. The recipe has not been confined to just Thailand, but it has been welcomed and imitated in different continents like America and Asia. 

1. Shrimp or chicken stock (or plain water) 2. A bunch of shrimps (do not remove their head or shell) 3. Thai chilies 4. Oyster mushroom 5. Lime juice 6. Fish sauce 7. Salt and sugar for taste

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step 1

Make a good red paste from Thai chili. Cut some more Thai chilies into pieces. Then take 1 lemongrass stalk and smash or cut into small pieces.

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step 2

Thinly slice the galangal, then clean and boil the shrimps with their heads and shell on for almost 5-10 minutes.

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step 3

Take a pan and add 4 cups of shrimp/chicken stock or water, 5-6 kaffir leaves, galangal, and Thai chili pieces. Bring it to boil for 3-4 minutes.

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step 4

When the aroma of the herbs tingles your sensation, add the oyster mushroom and bring it back to a boil. Add the shrimps to the broth.

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step 5

After the shrimps, add chili paste, sugar, salt and fish sauce as per your taste. Stir them for 1-2 minutes and turn off the oven. Add cilantro as garnish.

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Vegetable stock Lemongrass Kaffir lime leaves Thai chilies Clove garlic Baby bok choy Cherry tomatoes Coconut milk Brown sugar Soy sauce Lime juice Basil and coriander leaves

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vegan alternative

Unlike other Thai food, Tom Yum Goong is a perfect pick for a keto-friendly diet, as the proportion of nutrition keeps with the parameters of the keto diet.

Is Tom Yum Goong keto-friendly?

Of course, Tom Yum Goong soup is spicy. This fishy broth is all about spices. It contains Thai chili, lemongrass, galangal, and in some cases, coriander.

Is Tom Yum Goong spicy?

If we consider the fat content, a serving of clear Tom Yum contains 12 grams of fat. Thus, Tom Yum Goong cannot be considered fattening if you are making it authentically. 

Is Tom Yum Goong fattening?

Tom Yum Goong is a healthy soup packed with nutrition that boosts immunity and awakens the taste buds of someone feverish. This hot soup never fails to provide a warm and cozy feeling.

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