Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe

Introduction and Overview about Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe

Tom Yum Goong is the classic and perhaps the most famous of the Thai soups. Here is the easy and best Thai Tom Yum Goong Soup recipe and you can try it at home. This soup can also be made with chicken or any white fish.

Tom Yum Goong Soup Recipe
Prep Time

20 Mins

Resting Time

0 Mins

Cooking Time

15 Mins

Total Time

35 Mins








156 cal

Tom Yum Goong Soup Ingredients :

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 stalks of lemongrass were crushed and cut in about 2-3 lengths.
  • 3 pieces sliced galangal root (crushed)
  • 3 pieces fresh lime leaves
  • 12 pieces fresh shredded chili pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind paste
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 300-400 grams of peeled shrimp
  • Half white sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons fried chili paste
  • 100 g Straw Mushrooms (optional)
  • 1 small sliced tomato (remove seeds)
  • 1 lime


  • Large bowl
  • Knife
  • Knife sharpner
  • Cutting board
  • Cooking pot

Step by Step Instructions

  1. Boil water on medium heat, then add the lemongrass, galangal, lime leaves, fish sauce, and tamarind paste.
  2. Then add the shrimp and let them cook for about 3 minutes.
  3. Then add the onion, chili paste, and mushrooms (Straw Mushrooms)
  4. Cook for 6 to 7 minutes until the shrimps are cooked through.
  5. Add the chili pepper and tomato and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Turn off the heat and squeeze the lime juice into the soup.
  7. Add more fish sauce if needed.
  8. Now, Tom Yum Goong Thai soup is ready to serve.

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