LOW CALORIE Tom Yum Soup Recipe {Thai Hot and Sour Soup}

Tom Yum Soup Recipe Thai Hot and Sour Soup

This low calorie Tom Yum Soup recipe is just 174 calories and can be made in just 25 minutes!

In this article you will learn how to make the popular Thai hot and sour soup recipe quickly and easily. We will supply you with all you need to make Thai soup recipes in a flash, even on busy weeknights.

Tom Yum Soup Recipe Thai Hot and Sour Soup

We did cut some corners, so calling it an authentic Tom Yum Soup recipe would not be accurate… but it is authentic tasting and we can make it in just 25 minutes, so I’ll take it!

This low calorie recipe for Tom Yum Soup comes with a shopping list, printable recipe card, and more. Making this easy Tom Yum recipe easy enough for even the newest cook.

This low calorie Tom Yum Soup recipe is just 174 calories and can be made in just 25 minutes!

Tom Yum Soup Recipe

There are different styles of Tom Yum Thai soup… Here you will learn the differences between tom yum goong, Tom Yum kung, and Tom Yum gai soups.

  • Tom Yum Kung: Tom Yum Kung is the most popular version of Tom Yum, and is made with prawns or shrimp as the main ingredient.
  • Tom Yum Gai: The Tom Yum Gai soup is the chicken version of this Tom Yum Soup.
  • Tom Yum Goong: Tom Yum Goong is the same as Tom Yum Kung, a spicy and sour Thai soup made with prawns or shrimp.
Tom Yum Soup Recipe Thai Hot and Sour Soup

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Tom Yum Soup Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Tom Yum Soup
  • Thai Tom Yum Soup Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Hot and Sour Soup/Tom Yum

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this recipe for hot and sour soup to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for yom yum hot and sour soup ingredients…

Tom Yum Soup Ingredients

This Tom Yum Soup with shrimp does cut a few corners to make it “authentic tasting” without all the work of boiling the shrimp heads. Plus you can often find headless shrimp on sale or for a better price.

There are many different ways to make Tom Yum soups, some call for coconut milk, others call for evaporated milk, and some call for no milk.

Our quick Tom Yum Soup recipe is made with a small amount of coconut milk to give it a hint of creaminess, without weighing down the broth.

Tom Yum Soup Recipe Thai Hot and Sour Soup

To make this hot and sour soup recipe easy, we have supplied you with links below. You can click on them to get a visual of what you need to buy, or just add them to your shopping cart right away.

Shopping List for Tom Yum Soup Ingredients:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this Tom Yum Thai soup recipe you want to make, and it will do all the measurement math for you!

Up next, how to make shrimp Tom Yum Soup recipes…

How to Make Tom Yum Soup

This Thai soup recipe Tom Yum is one of the most popular Thai dishes on most menus. We wanted to make a quick and healthy version that you can make at home, in less time (and less money) than ordering take out.

Equipment to Make Tom Yum Soup:

Tom Yum Soup Recipe Thai Hot and Sour Soup

This easy Tom Yum Soup recipe is made quickly and easily by skipping one step… Boiling the shrimp heads.

Now if you do have time to spend on this soup, it really makes the soup taste amazing. But this recipe was created for those of you who want a fast meal with little effort.

How to Make Tom Yum Soup in 25 Minutes:

  1. In a large pot bring the chicken broth to a low boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare thee lemongrass: Slice the bottom 1/3 of the lemongrass stalk off and set aside the top. Finely mince the bottom 1/2 of the stalk and keep the upper part whole. Add all to the pot of chicken broth as you work.
  3. Boil the chicken broth and lemon grass for 5 minutes, until fragrant.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium heat and add in the garlic, chili, lime leaves, and mushrooms to broth. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add in the shrimp, and cherry tomatoes. Simmer for 5 minutes, until the shrimp are pink.
  6. Lower the heat to low and add in the fish sauce.
  7. Serve in bowls with fresh cilantro sprinkled over the top.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for this low calorie Tom Yum Soup recipe…

Thai Tom Yum Soup Recipe

This easy Tom Yum Soup recipe tastes authentic, however, it only takes 25 minutes to make (from start to finish!)

At just 174 calories, and 33.3g of protein, this healthy Thai soup recipe makes a great weeknight meal. You can have 1.5 cups for 174 calories, and you could double it to 3 cups for just 348 calories!

Tom Yum Soup Recipe Thai Hot and Sour Soup

Thai Tom Yum Soup Recipe {25 MINUTE RECIPE}

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This hot and sour Tom Yum Soup recipe takes just 25 minutes to make, and is only 174 calories for 1.5 cups!
We were able to cut cook time by using chicken broth, and by skipping boiling the of the shrimp heads. Traditional, no, but this quick recipe is for the busy cook who needs to be able to make dinner from start to finish in just 25 minutes.
This Tom Yum Soup with shrimp has over 33g of protein per serving! It's a great weeknight meal, and when shrimp is on sale, an inexpensive one too!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Thai
Servings 6 servings
Calories 174 kcal

Equipment

  • Large pot

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot bring the chicken broth to a low boil over medium-high heat.
  • Meanwhile, prepare thee lemongrass: Slice the bottom 1/3 of the lemongrass stalk off and set aside the top. Finely mince the bottom 1/2 of the stalk and keep the upper part whole. Add all to the pot of chicken broth as you work.
  • Boil the chicken broth and lemon grass for 5 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Reduce the heat to medium heat and add in the garlic, chili, lime leaves, and mushrooms to broth. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add in the shrimp, and cherry tomatoes. Simmer for 5 minutes, until the shrimp are pink.
  • Lower the heat to low and add in the fish sauce.
  • Serve in bowls with fresh cilantro sprinkled over the top.

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cupsCalories: 174kcalCarbohydrates: 4.8gProtein: 33.3gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1.8gCholesterol: 261mgSodium: 1679mgPotassium: 487mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 2.3gCalcium: 3mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Main Course, shrimp, soup, Thai food
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Up next hot and sour soup calories…

Nutrition and Calories in Hot and Sour Soup Tom Yum

Most Tom Yum soups are healthy already. We cut some extra calories, and also added extra veggies so you can have more of the yummy soup, for less calories.

You can have 1.5 cups (one and a half cups) of this hot and soup soup for just 174 calories.

Calories in Hot and Sour Soup Tom Yum

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