Kung, Koong, Goong or what ever :) means Shrimp - - - Tom yum has many style to make, it's up to how style you like, some add tomatoes some add dried chili. So today I'll show you how to make condensed soup style.
If you do like clear soup, just skip the milk and follow all step in my video.
Right picture is a galangal ro somebody known it as a Thai ginger. The color and flavor are exactly difference :) You can't use ginger to substitute galangal < Seriously! :D and again I hope you can find this in your nearby, asian or online market :'(
You will need : 1-2 serving
*I sort ingredients by step I add :) I hope this will help.
- 3 cups water
- 2 small shallots
- 1 stalk lemongrass (cut 1"inch long)
- 4 slices galangal
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 pinch sugar
- 200 g. shrimp
- 30 g. straw mushroom or white mushroom (use any kind that easy to find)
- 1 ts. fish sauce
- 4 kaffir lime leave
- 1 tbs. Thai chili paste
- 3 tbs. evaporated milk
- 3 ts. fish sauce
- 2 ts. chopped Thai chili (up to your taste)
- 5 ts. lime juice
- cilantro leave for garnish :)
Watch how to make Tom yum kung