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In the Thai Kitchen
Vegetarian Tom Yum Goong Soup
Tom Yum Soup Set
Vegetable Carving - Carrot Carnation
Asian Fruit Knife
Vegetarian Tom Yum "Shrimp" Soup
This recipe for the famous Vegetarian Tom Yum Soup, from Thai Vegetarian Cooking, solves the tricky problem of achieving a delicious 'umami' taste while still being vegetarian. See our site for more details about Tom Yum Soup and this recipe. It does not contain real shrimp but a 100% vegetarian alternative.
In a pot, bring water to a boil over medium heat. Add galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and pickled garlic. Bring to a boil again and add the straw mushrooms, cook until just done. Season with roasted chili paste, light soy sauce, salt, sugar and lime juice. Stir to combine. Add vegetarian prawns (if using) and cook for a further 3 minutes until done. Add coconut milk and cook until boiling. Add hot chilies and coriander, turn off the heat.
Ladle into a serving bowl and garnish with kaffir lime leaves, coriander leaves, lemongrass and hot chilies. Serve hot. (Serves 4)
Add our fresh Tom Yum Soup Set to your cart to quickly make the most authentic and delicious Tom Yum Soup this side of the Pacific! You'll receive fresh Thai Chilies, lemongrass, galangal and kaffir lime leaves all grown in the USA.
This Kom-Kom brand Asian Fruit Knife is a resilient stainless steel knife especially designed for cutting fruits and other foods in hand. Its an essential item for any productive kitchen and a favorite amongst Thai fruit carvers. We recommend it for creating our featured vegetable carving, the Carrot Carnation.
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