Tom Yum Shrimp Soup Easy Recipe


Tom Yum is a dish served in a large pot. The presentation of this dish is usually accompanied by a pan that is placed on the table while it is heated. This culinary soup has a fresh sour and spicy taste. The ingredients for the filling are quite varied, ranging from enoki mushrooms, shrimp, and others. Curious how to make it? Check out the simple homemade spicy Tom Yum shrimp soup recipe using Bamboe instant spices below!

Instant Tom Yum Bamboe Seasoning

Bumbu Instant Tom Yum Bamboe

Now, making Tom Yum soup is even more practical with the instant Tom Yum Bamboe seasoning. So, you don’t have to bother mixing spices manually anymore. The dose of one pack of Tom Yum Bamboe seasoning can be for 150 grams of shrimp. You don’t need to doubt the taste, it’s certainly not much different from the manual concoction of herbs and spices. The price is very affordable, starting from only IDR 6,000 per pack.

How to Choose Enoki Mushrooms of Good Quality and Safe to Consume

Enoki Mushroom

Whether you use a home-style Tom Yum Soup recipe or a restaurant-style recipe, you must use enoki mushrooms as one of the ingredients for Tom Yum Suki. Enoki mushrooms are mushrooms that have a small umbrella shape and thick and long stems. It has a pure white color.

The enoki mushroom was previously linked to a listeria outbreak, which is caused by a toxic bacterium called Listeria mococytogenes. The bacteria attack the immune system of people who eat food that has been infected by it. Therefore, you need to be careful when choosing enoki mushrooms.

We recommend that you choose mushrooms that are clean white and look firm. Avoid mushrooms that have looked wilted, brownish, and a little slimy. Also, pay attention to the cleanliness of the fungus and your hands before processing them into cooking ingredients. So that it is safe for you to consume.

Tips for Choosing Lime with Lots of Water

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One of the uses of lime in the homemade Tom Yum soup recipe is to produce a sour and fresh taste in the dish. Well, to find limes with high water content, consider the following tips:

  • Choose a lime that is round, thin-skinned, and the skin looks smooth and shiny.
  • When you press, the skin feels soft and tender.
  • Make sure to choose limes whose skin is yellowish green.

How to Choose Good Quality Sesame Oil

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One of the complementary ingredients in the spicy Tom Yum shrimp soup recipe is sesame oil. Sesame oil is the oil that comes from squeezing sesame seeds. This type of oil has a distinctive taste and aroma. Here are some ways you need to do to find good quality sesame oil, namely:

  • Choose roasted sesame oil as a seasoning for strong aroma dishes.
  • If you want good quality sesame oil, you should choose sesame oil that is produced by squeezing.
  • If you want sesame oil at an affordable price, you can choose blended sesame oil. However, if you want to enjoy a strong sesame taste, choose an oil product made from 100% unmixed sesame seeds.
  • We recommend that you choose sesame oil products from trusted brands, because the quality is more guaranteed.

Recommended Good Quality Sesame Oil

Confused when choosing the brand of sesame oil in the supermarket? Check out the recommendations below:

1. ABC

This product’s taste is very suitable for Indonesian tongues, so your Tom Yum soup will be even more delicious. Halal certification is also available on this ABC brand sesame oil packaging. So, it is safe for you to consume. The price starts from Rp. 41,300, – with a content of 195 ml.

2. Lee Kum Kee

Lee Kum Kee sesame oil has a distinctive aroma and taste that stands out and is suitable for all types of dishes. The price is quite affordable, starting from IDR 35,500 only with 2 types of packaging, namely 115 ml and 207 ml.

3. Radiant Whole Food

The aroma of this sesame oil is very strong and rich in taste. So, you don’t need to use it too much in cooking, just a few drops. Then your Tom Yum soup is already very rich in taste. This product also does not use any additives. The price for 1 bottle of 310 ml Radiant sesame oil is only IDR 115,000.


Simple Spicy Bamboe Tom Yum Soup Recipe at Home

Recipe by Hani
Simple Spicy Bamboe Tom Yum Recipe at Home
Prep Time :30 minutes
Cook Time :1 hour
Course :Makanan Berkuah
Cuisine :Thai


  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped and sauteed
  • 2 lemongrass stalks, cut and crushed
  • 3 sheets lime leaves
  • 1 cm galangal, cut into pieces
  • ½ lime
  • 7 pieces red chili
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • 1 pack instant Tom Yum Bamboe seasoning
  • 250 g beef
  • 150 g shrimp
  • 2 large tofu, cut into pieces
  • 100 g chicory, cut into pieces
  • 100 g pak choy
  • 100 g enoki mushrooms
  • 100 g ear mushrooms
  • 800 ml water


  • Bring water to a boil, add lemongrass, lime leaves, and galangal. Cook for a while.
  • Add instant Tom Yum seasoning. Stir well.
  • Add the garlic, stir briefly.
  • Add cayenne pepper, mix well. Cook until boiling.
  • Add salt, sugar, and 1/2 lime (squeeze the water). Stir well. Wait until it smells good and the spices blend together.
  • Add beef, stir and boil until meat is tender.
  • Add tofu and all vegetables one by one. Stir well.
  • Lastly, add the prawns. Stir well. Cook until well done.
  • Lift and serve.


Hello, I'm Hani and I enjoy collecting recipes from various social media platforms. I've tried some of them on my blog. Hopefully, they can help mothers with cooking.