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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Tom Yam Goong (Hot and Sour Soup)

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Category: Thai

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Shrimp or prawns,
  • -shelled and deveined.
  • -Reserved shells
  • 3 c Water
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 Kaffir lime leaves OR
  • -strips of lemon peel
  • 3 Thin slices fresh OR
  • -dried galangal OR
  • -fresh ginger
  • 1/4 c Fish sauce
  • 2 Stalks lemon grass,
  • -lower 1/3rd only,
  • -cut into 1" lengths
  • 2 Sliced shallots
  • 1/2 c Sliced straw mushrooms
  • 5 Green Thai chili peppers
  • -(optional)
  • 1/4 c Lime juice
  • 1 ts Black chili paste
  • -Cilantro leaves for
  • -garnish


Rinse shells and place in water. Heat water to a boil, then strain out
shells. Add garlic, lime leaves, galangal, fish sauce, lemon grass,
shallots, straw mushrooms, and chilis and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the
shrimp and reheat to a boil and cook for 3-4 minutes until shrimp turn
pink. Place the lime juice and chili paste in a serving bowl, pour the
soup into the bowl, stir, and garnish. Serves 4. Source: Williams-Sonoma
(from "Thailand the Beautiful Cookbook")

* The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627 Posted by FAYLEN


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