Nowadays cooking tom yam at home is as easy and ABC. If we miss this type of dish,we don't have to purposely go to Thai's restaurant to enjoy this exotic meal.Eating in the restaurant is not only pricey but hassle too.We can easily buy ready made tom yam paste in any Asian market.All we need the rest is the fresh ingredients..
1 pound large head attached shrimp,trimed and cleaned
2 sleeves celery,washed and slice
2 large tomato,washed and cut
1 large onion,peeled and slice
4-5 kaffir lime leaves
2 tbsp minced garlic
1 pack Tean's tom yam paste
2 tbsp sambal-belacan-paste*optional*
2 tbsp sugar
salt to taste
1 tbsp tamarind powder
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1:Heat wok at medium high heat with oil and garlic.stir-fry for 30 seconds then add in tom yam paste,kaffir leaves and sambal-belacan-paste.Keep stirring for 1 minute.
2:Add in shrimp,fry for 2 minutes then toss in celery,onion,tomato and the rest of the seasoning.Keep stirring for about 2 minutes .Check the seasoning.
3:Dish out and serve warm.