Tom Yum Goong Recipe

Impress your family with this easy take on the traditional Thai dish, made even heartier with Del Monte Tomato Sauce.

Tom Yum Goong Recipe

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Preparation Time

15 mins.

Cooking Time

40 mins.

Serving Size




  • 3 pc sibuyas Tagalog/shallots, peeled
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup lemongrass, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp yellow ginger, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro stem, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp patis
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 3 tsp sugar, brown

  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 4 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp sinigang mix
  • 200 g cream dory fillet, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 200 g mussels (tahong)
  • 200 g shrimp, peeled, deveined, tail on
  • 1 1/4 cup button mushroom, canned (400g)
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, for garnishing


1. In a blender, mix all ingredients for the tom yum paste until it turns into a thick purée or mash.
2. Sauté tom yum paste over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add water, sinigang mix, and DEL MONTE Tomato Sauce. Bring to boil then simmer for 10 minutes over low heat.
3. Add tahong, dory fillet, shrimp, and mushrooms. Let it boil for 5 minutes.
4. Top with cilantro before serving.

Lusog Notes

This Tom Yum Goong dish is high in vitamin A that maintains normal vision and healthy skin. It is also high in iron needed for making red blood cells that carry oxygen around the body.

Chef's Tip

Sauté the tom yum paste over medium heat to cook the spices and develop the flavors. The result is a deeper and richer taste.

Cooking Skills Needed

  • Mixing

Cooking Tools Needed

  • Chopping Board
  • Colander

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