Thursday, May 8, 2008

Seafood Tom Yam

this time, i tried out the recipe from Mat Gebu...he uses Life's tom yam paste which is easily available at any supermarket or sundry shop....tasted simply lovely!

8- 10 squid
8 - 10 prawn
squid balls

oyster mushroom
baby corns

bird's eye chillis

2 tbsp Life's Tom Yam paste
2 lemongrass, lightly pounded
1 cm galangal, lightly pounded
1 cm ginger, lightly pounded
1 chicken cube

kaffir leaves
coriander leaves
3 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp fish sauce

  • pour about 700ml water in a pot and let boil

  • add in tom yam paste, lemongrass, galangal, ginger and chicken cube

  • add in carrots, bird's eye chilli and onion. let the carrots soften

  • then add in prawn, squid and the balls and all vegetables, let boil

  • add in sugar and fish sauce according to taste

  • add in lime juice, kaffir leaves and coriander leaves

  • once cooked, serve hot

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