If you ask any foreigners who have ever visited Thailand about their favorite Thai food, their answers, almost without exception, will be tom yam kung.
Tom yam kung, or spicy shrimp soup, is the number one of the top ten Thai dishes loved by foreigners, according to a recent investigation. And in fact, it is one of the most favourite dishes for Thai people as well. It is simply because it is so delicious for its unique sour and spicy taste that you will certainly need it more and more if you try it just once.
Thai food generally not only provides a wonderful taste but also includes medicinal properties in its herbal ingredients as well. Tom yam kung is one of the best examples. To make you acquainted with this special Thai dish, this article will introduce you to the recipe for the soup and its herbal properties.
This is probably one of the easiest recipes to make Tom Yum Kung soup. Please feel free to modify the recipe to suit your own interests or add ingredients to you own liking.
In a pot, add chicken stock and bring to the boil. Then add all herbs, chili, lemongrass, kaffir leaves, galangal,and shallot continue to boil. Let boil for 2-3 minutes.
Add shrimp ,onion, tomato‚ and mushroom cook until shrimps turn pink‚ add half of saw coriander, coriander leaves and spring onion. Then seasoning with Thai chili paste, fish sauce, sugar, tamarind paste and lime juice
Turn off the heat‚ then add, then add coconut milk if you want creamy TomYum.