Tom Yummy

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recipe by Tenina Holder

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This traditional Thai style hot and sour soup is just what the doctor ordered. With a rich chicken broth and juicy steamed shrimp, every sip brings hints of lemongrass, garlic, ginger and chili.

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recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Galangal icon
    30g (about 5½ tbsp)
  • Lime icon
    2 (200g)
  • Chinese cabbage icon
    Chinese cabbage
    about ½ unit (420g)
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    about ½ unit (75g)
  • Cilantro icon
    as needed
  • Lemongrass stalk icon
    Lemongrass stalk
    2 (24g)
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
  • Chili paste icon
    Chili paste
    25g (about 1½ tbsp)
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    3 (60g)
  • Shallot icon
    75g (about 1¾)
  • Palm sugar icon
    Palm sugar
    10g (about 2½ tsp)
  • Shrimp paste icon
    Shrimp paste
    25g (about 1¼ tbsp)
  • Fish sauce icon
    Fish sauce
    17ml (1⅛ tbsp)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    38ml (2½ tbsp)
  • Cilantro icon
    about ¼ cup (7g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Ginger icon
    30g (about 5½ tbsp)
  • Water icon
    1 liter (1000ml)
  • Canned tomatoes icon
    Canned tomatoes
    400g (about 1)
  • Prawns icon
    4⅛ cups
  • Shiitake mushrooms icon
    Shiitake mushrooms
    200g (about 10)
  • Baby corn icon
    Baby corn
    100g (about ½ cup)
  • Lime icon
    6 wedges (100g)


  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Varoma dish
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add lemongrass stalk, kaffir lime leaves, galangal, chili paste, fresh chili, shallot, palm sugar, shrimp paste, fish sauce, extra virgin olive oil, cilantro and lime to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Blend - approx 30 sec, speed 5
  4. Blend - approx 1 min, speed 6
  5. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  6. Cook with MC in place - approx 15 min, varoma, speed 2
  7. Then add garlic clove, ginger, water, canned tomatoes and fresh chili to the TM5 bowl
  8. Add prawns to the varoma dish
  9. Steam - approx 15 min, varoma, speed 2
  10. Then add shiitake mushrooms and baby corn to the varoma dish
  11. Cook - approx 15 min, varoma, speed 2
  12. Serve
  13. Garnish with chinese cabbage and red bell pepper
  14. Sprinkle with cilantro
  15. Top with lime
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