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Tom Yum Goong

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Thai


If you love hot and sour soups, seafood and chillies then this Tom Yum Goong is for you, it contains loads of prawns, vegetables and flavours in one bowl.


  • 500g prawns (shelled or not, your preference)
  • 150g button, straw or oyster mushrooms
  • 12 pcs baby corn, sliced
  • 1 large carrots, sliced
  • 46 red tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 stalks lemon grass, sliced into 1 cm pieces
  • juice from 4 limes
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves
  • red chillies, chopped (amount depends on how hot you want it)
  • 1 small galangal
  • 68 cups water
  • fish sauce (quantity according to your liking)
  • sugar


  1. Place the water in a pot, add lemon grass, galangal, fish sauce, tomatoes and kaffir lime leaves then bring to boil over medium heat.
  2. Add baby corn, mushrooms, carrots and lime juice then bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes
  3. Add prawns, sugar, chillies, and fish sauce then simmer for additional 5 minutes.
  4. Serve while hot.