• Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 40 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

In this “Soup-er Delicious” series, tom yam soup is one of Malaysian’s favorite soup that helps to stimulate appetite in this hot weather.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 8 Prawns (shelled, but shells to keep for boiling the stock)
  • cod fish (chunks)
  • golden mushrooms
  • 1 can of straw mushrooms
  • Soup Base
  • 2 lemongrass (cut into lengths of approx 6cm, bruised)
  • lengkuas (approx 3 inches, cut into 5 "chunks")
  • lime leaves (10 leaves, torn)
  • 3 chilli padi, broken
  • 3 coriander roots (keep the leaves for garnish)
  • 2 tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 limes, for juice
  • 1-2 cubes of maggi stock (i use tom yam or chicken)
  • fish sauce (1/3 cup)


  1. Boil the prawn shells in water for approx 15 min.
  2. Add all (A) ingredients into the stock and boil. Add stock cube, salt and fish sauce to taste.
  3. Simmer over low heat for 40 min.
  4. Add mushrooms, prawns and fish to soup, 5 min before serving.
  5. Add lime juice to taste.

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