Tom Yum Chicken & Pork Soup

barbara lentz


Really flavorful and rich.


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top



  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    chili powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried shrimp
  • 1 stalk(s)
    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 medium
    onion thinly sliced
  • 1 medium
    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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About Tom Yum Chicken & Pork Soup

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

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