This recipe from my family really easy and we don't care how it's look :) [because it's not for commercial] Just taste great that's all we want . The herb from recipe easy to find in Thailand. Some family growth in them yard, It's mean they can make Tom Yum any time they want! (sound great right?)
Galangal is a member of ginger family but it taste like a cross between ginger and pepper. (I think..) It's look like ginger but Galangal have white and a little bit pink skin and Ginger have only yellow skin.
Kaffir Lime Leaf is a one kind of citrus. The leaf will give you an aromatic citrus-like smell and flavor. In Thailand use it in many dish.
You will need: (1 serving)
- 300 g. Fish (any kind you like)
For broth - 3 cups water
- a pinch of salt
- 2 small rock sugar (optional)
- 2 pieces slice Galangal
- 1 stick lemongrass
- 2-3 leaves kaffir lime leaf
Seasoning - 4 tbs. fresh lime juice
- 3 tbs. fish sauce
- Thai Chili (as much as you like)
and some coriander for ganish
* The seasoning can adjust to your taste, you should put little a time and taste :)