Tom yam with shiitake mushrooms

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Tom yam with shiitake mushrooms

Suitable for vegans
Category Main course
Serves 4
Preparation 15 mins
Cooking 10 mins

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A tom yam is a uniquely Thai dish, a broth flavoured with nam prik phao, lemongrass, lime leaves, galangal and chillies, incorporating hot, sour, salty and sweet flavours which are essential in Thai cooking.
For our Thai vegetable stock or nam prik phao recipe, see issue 91, available to download today.


  • 1 litre Thai vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp finely sliced lemongrass
  • 2 lime leaves, shredded
  • 1 tsp palm sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 tomato, seeds removed and cut into strips
  • 1 red chilli, finely sliced
  • 1–2 tbsp nam prik phao
  • sea salt
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 65g shiitake mushrooms, shredded
  • For garnish: fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 spring onion, sliced in rings


Stage 1

In a large saucepan, bring the vegetable stock to the boil and stir in enough nam prik phao to your taste.

Stage 2

Add all the other ingredients except the tomato and simmer gently for about for 6–8 minutes, until the mushrooms are just cooked. Season to taste.

Stage 3

Add the tomato strips just before serving. Serve in soup bowls, garnished with coriander leaves, the spring onions and red chilli.


Tom yam with shiitake mushrooms


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Recipe author

Published by: Vegetarian Living
Recipe and styling: Rachel Demuth

Nutritional info

Nutritional values are per serving.

  • Calories: 98g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Sugars: 6g
  • Fibre: 2g
  • Salt: 0.28g

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