Tom Yum Soup Recipe (Only 97 Calories!)

This is an easy recipe for tom yum soup, a popular sour and spicy Thai soup with bold flavours. It contains lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, chilli and lime for a most authentic taste. At only 97 calories per serving, this is a great dish if you’re looking to lose weight or keep those kilos off!



  • 300g prawns, shells removed
  • 800ml reduced-salt vegetable stock
  • 8 kaffir lime leaves
  • 4 stalks crushed lemongrass
  • 2 pieces red chillies, seeded and sliced
  • 1 piece galangal
  • 400g straw mushrooms, drained and halved
  • Coriander and lime wedge, to garnish


  1. In a medium pot, bring to a boil vegetable stock, lime leaves, lemongrass, chillies and galangal. Once boiling, simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Throw in prawns and straw mushrooms. Simmer further for 5 minutes until well done.
  3. Garnish with coriander and lime wedge. Serve hot.

Nutritional Facts:

Per serving: 97 calories; 1 g fat; 1.5 g carbohydrates; 18 g protein

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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