Thai Shrimp Soup -tom Yum Goon ! Recipe

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Thai Shrimp Soup -Tom Yum Goon !

Brenda Randall


This is a habit forming soup that cures the sniffles and makes you want to make it, often. IF you dont like shrimp-then use chicken that is called 'Tom Yum Gai'.

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30 Min


30 Min


Stove Top


4 Tbsp
fish sauce
2 qt
2 pkg
or cubes chicken bouillion (or shrimp bouillion)
2 Tbsp
lime juice
2 medium
chopped tomatoes
1 lb
medium shrimp (peeled, deveined)
1 tsp
cayaenne pepper (more to taste if desired)
1-2 tsp
lemongrass seasoning (sold in tubes in grocery store in produce section)
1/2 pkg
8 oz white fresh mushrooms-cut in quarters
1/2 c
chopped green onions
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh cilantro

Directions Step-By-Step

Begin by shelling the raw shrimp and chop the tomatoes and the mushrooms.Set these aside. Bring water and bouillion to boil.
Add the lemongrass and fish sause to the bouilion water and continue to boil- add the lime juice. Add the cayaene pepper to the water and add the tomatoes. Let this boil for a minute and add the chopped mushrooms.
Turn the soup mixture off and add the raw , peeled and deveined shrimp to the hot soup-but do not boil- just cover and prepare to serve. Top with chopped cilantro.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Thai
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #hot, #spicy, #brothy