Hot and sour soup

Creamy Tom Yum Angry Prawns

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: authentic Thai food, healthy recipe, Home cooking
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 1 people
Author: Guide

Hot and sour herbal soup with a giant freshwater prawn and shrimps.



  • 1 freshwater prawns 1/2, head-on
  • 4 shrimps 16/20, deveined
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 pieces white mushrooms
  • 1 clove shallot
  • 1/2 piece Roma tomato
  • 1 tbsp fresh bird's eye chili
  • 6 slices galangal
  • 6 leaves kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 stalk lemongrass
  • 5 tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp chili oil paste
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup half&half
  • 1/2 cup lime juice


  1. Prepare shrimps by peeling and deveining. And, cut mushrooms, shallots, green onions, cilantro, and tomatoes.

  2. Boil 3 cups of water with sliced galangal, cut lemongrass, and torn kaffir lime leaves, wait until it gives aroma.

  3. Add the giant prawn and sliced tomatoes, wait until the broth bubbling again, then add smaller prawns and mushrooms.

  4. Add half&half, stir and, season with fish sauce, sugar, and salt.

  5. Add green onions and shallots, and taste it again. Then, turn off the heat and add lime juice, serve with cilantro on top.

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