Authentic Tom Yum with Chicken

barbara lentz


Another version of Tom yum


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 8 c
  • 4 stalk(s)
  • 1
    inch chunk galangal
  • 10
    kaffir lime leaves
  • 10
    thai chilies
  • 5 clove
  • 1 lb
    boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 c
    oyster mushrooms chopped
  • 2 medium
    roma tomatoes
  • 2 medium
    white onions chopped
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    each fish sauce and lime juice
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro chopped

How to Make Authentic Tom Yum with Chicken


  1. Add the water to a large pot. Smash the lemongrass, garlic, and thai chilies with a mallet. Add to water along with galangal and tear up the lime leaves adding those too.
  2. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a med and simmer 10 minutes. Strain the broth and discard solids. Add the chicken, mushrooms, and onions.
  3. Chop the tomatoes into small pieces and add that to the soup with the fish sauce and sugar. Cook 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the lime juice and add the cilantro. Serve

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About Authentic Tom Yum with Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Thai

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