Tom Yam (Spicy Thai Soup)

3.5 (2 reviews)

Tom Yam (Spicy Thai Soup)



  • 4 cups  water
  • 2 stems lemon grass, cut into small pieces
  • 5 thin slices galangal (baby ginger)
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 fresh lime leaves, torn
  • 3-4 Thai hot chilies, crushed
  • 4 Tbsp.  lime juice
  • 1 1/2 cup  halved button mushrooms
  • 2 cups chopped tofu
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped coriander leaves
  • 8 oz. flat rice noodles (optional)


  • Bring the water to a boil.
  • Add the lemon grass, galangal, shallots, lime leaves, chilies, lime juice, mushrooms, tofu, and noodles. Season with the salt to taste.
  • Top with the coriander leaves. Serve hot.

Makes 4 servings

Rated 3.5/5 based on 2 reviews

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