Tom Yam Khung.
• 1 pint of water
• 10 large shrimps
• 1 cup of mushrooms
• 1 stalk of lemon grass chopped
• 2 kaffir-lime leaves
• 1 table spoon of chopped coriander leaves
• 1/2 teaspoon of ground chilli (the amount can be adjusted according to one's preference)
• 1/2 teaspoon of salt
• 2 tablespoons of lime juice
• 2 tablespoons of fish sauce
How to cook :
1. Pour the water into a pot, add the lemon grass and kaffir-lime leaves and heat it.
2. Add the shrimps when the water is boiling and cover the pot.
3. Wait for 3 minutes before adding the mushrooms and salt.
4. Leave it to simmer for a few minutes. Then remove from the heat.
5. Season with fish sauce, lime juice and ground chilli.
6. Put the chopped coriander leaves in the pot before serving.
Tips: Best served hot with a plate of steamed rice and a dish of omelette.
For the medicinal properties of tom yam kung, different herbs offer different functions. Their properties are described below:
Lemon grass Lemon grass can help relieve excessive gas in the stomach or intestine, increase the secretion of urine, reduce heat in the body and prevent the spread of some kinds of bacteria.
Chilli Chilli is used as cough medicine. It is useful for the respiratory system, blood circulation and heart as well.
Lime Lime helps to prevent coughing, flu and scurvy.
Kaffir-lime Kaffir-lime is used to deodorize the strong smell of some food. Its juice can cure cough, dandruff and some types of stomach ache.
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Nutrition Facts. Serving Size: 1 bowl / 6.88 oz (195 g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 135.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 610mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 11g 22%
Est. Percent of Calories from:
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.