Tom Yam soup is one of Thailand's best dishes known among both locals and tourists. The legendary nose-kicking scent comes from a refreshing blend of lemongrass, chili, galangal, lime leave, shallots, line juice, and fish sauce.

Though Tom Yam soup cooked with shrimp, mushroom, tomotoes, lemongrass, galangal, and kaffir lime leave, you can always use chicken, pork, and fish as substitute for shrimp, or even use only vegetable to make a vegetarian dish. Putting coconut milk or cream will add more of the taste for your Tom Yam soup.

Apart from being one of the most popular soups of Thailand, Tom Yam soup also cater various health benefits. With a number of herbal containing in the soup, it is currently studied as Tom Yam soup appear to have immune-boosting quality and help reducing chances to get cold and flu viruses.


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