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Elusive Thai soup?

KitchenChiroptera Dec 10, 2012 08:54 PM

My favorite Thai/Lao restaurant serves a soup that the menu calls 'Tom Ginger' but I've found no such thing on the internet... It's a spicy chicken soup with a clear broth that tastes of ginger and lime. I want to make my own, can anyone help?

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    seamunky Dec 10, 2012 08:57 PM

    Look up Tom Yum Gai. That's my guess.

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    1. re: seamunky
      KitchenChiroptera Dec 10, 2012 09:02 PM

      That sounds about right, do you know a good recipe?

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      magiesmom Dec 10, 2012 08:59 PM

      like this?

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      1. re: magiesmom
        KitchenChiroptera Dec 10, 2012 09:06 PM

        Close, but with tomatoes and mushrooms and such...

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        ARenko Dec 11, 2012 01:26 AM

        Try this omitting the roasted chilli paste and substituting chicken for shrimp...


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        1. re: ARenko
          ARenko Dec 11, 2012 01:50 AM

          Forgot to add...

          I'd eliminate the tamarind water and adjust limes to desired sourness.

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          whinendine Dec 11, 2012 01:41 AM

          I've never had that, but I guess I will try to find it. Based on what you said, I did a search for 'Tom khing' (I think khing is the Thai equivalent for ginger'). Here is a link to a recipe I found:

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