Spicy Thai style broth with prawns and vermicelli noodles.

Tom Yum Soup with Coconut Milk

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 323kcal


  • 800 mls of veg stock
  • 2 stalks of lemon grass
  • 2 cloves of grated garlic
  • 1 finely chopped red chili
  • 1 teaspoon of chili flakes
  • 1/2 the juice of a lime
  • 1 sliced red pepper
  • 100 g of whole baby mushrooms
  • 6 of whole cherry tomatoes
  • 300 g of prawns
  • 2 x 45 g blocks of vermicelli noodles
  • 400 mls of light coconut milk (Tesco brand is the lowest in calories)
  • 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
  • black pepper


  • Heat a saucepan on a high heat and add 800mls of veg stock.
  • Add the lemongrass stalks and bring to a boil for about 6 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and add the garlic, chili, chili flakes and lime juice.
  • Add the sliced pepper, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and prawns simmering for 5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat and add the vermicelli noodle blocks.
  • Stir carefully to separate the noodles.
  • Add the light coconut milk, coriander and oyster sauce.
  • Stir well and season with black pepper.


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 12g