Tom Yum Soup

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Made in minutes, this soup is such a great recipe to have on hand for when you want soup now!


  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons Valcom Tom Yum Paste
  • 2 tablespoons Valcom Lemon Grass (or use fresh if you like)
  • 2 tablespoons Valcom kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 cup finely sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 16 large green prawns, peeled and deveined (leave tails on if you like)
  • fresh coriander to garnish


Heat the chicken stock, tom yum paste, lemon grass and kaffir lime leaves together in a saucepan.  Add the fish sauce and sugar.  Simmer for 2-3 minutes before adding the mushrooms and lime juice.  Simmer for 2 minutes before adding the prawns.
Cook just until the prawns are pink.
Divide the broth between 4 bowls.
Top with prawns and then coriander leaves.
Serve with extra lime wedges.

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