Thai Hot and Sour Soup with Shrimp and Noodles (Guay Tiew Tom Yum Goong)
Why This Recipe Works
This authentic Thai soup contains generous amounts of shrimp and rice noodles—along with oyster mushrooms and cherry tomatoes—in a highly aromatic broth featuring classic hot, sour, salty, and sweet flavors. We created vibrancy by smashing galangal, scallions, lemon grass, makrut lime leaves, and Thai chiles to release their flavorful oils and then simmering them in store-bought chicken broth. Then we rounded out the classic flavor profile with more Thai ingredients: fish sauce, lime juice, cilantro, and Thai basil. Finally, we added a dollop of homemade nam prik pao, a Thai chili jam that offers robust sweet, savory, and slightly spicy notes.