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tom yum chicken & pork soup

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Really flavorful and rich.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tom yum chicken & pork soup

  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried shrimp
  • 1 stalk
    lemongrass bottom 3 inches only chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 4
    black peppercorns
  • 1 Tbsp
    galangal chopped
  • 2
    red chili peppers chopped
  • 6
    fresh kaffir leaves
  • 2 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 2 tsp
    lime zest
  • 1 tsp
    shrimp paste
  • 8 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 md
    onion thinly sliced
  • 1 md
    carrot julienned
  • 4 oz
    oyster mushrooms sliced
  • 4 oz
    skinless boneless chicken cut into chunks
  • 4 oz
    pork tenderloin cut into thin strips
  • lime juice and fish sauce to taste
  • cilantro for garnish

How To Make tom yum chicken & pork soup

  • 1
    Add the oil to a small pan. Once hot stir in the chili powder until the oil is red. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 2
    Mix the remaining stock ingredients except chicken stock together in a food processor. Process into a paste. Place the stock in a large pot. Add the chili oil and the paste. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer and simmer 15 minutes. Strain the stock discarding the solids and return stock to pot.
  • 3
    Add the chicken and pork cook 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the onion, mushrooms, and carrots. Cook for 3 to 5 more minutes. Ladle into bowls and add fish sauce and lime juice to taste garnish with cilantro

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