Thai Tom Yum Pork Stir-fry

cover1This is a twist on the famous Thai Tom Yum Soup. If you love the fresh and vibrant flavors of Thai Tom Yum Soup and want an alternative to it, give this Tom Yum Pork Stir-Fry recipe a try! The classic sour, sweet and spicy flavors of Thai Tom Yum are unmistakable in this quick and easy stir-fry.

Serve 3 to 4

  • 400g                              Pork loin, thinly sliced to bite size
  • 2+2 tablespoons          Tom Yum Paste (click here for homemade Tom Yum Paste)
  • 2 tablespoons               Cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon                   caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon                fish sauce
  • 50g                                 mushroom, sliced
  • ½ red bell pepper, cut into bite pieces
  • ½ onion or 2-3 shallots, cut into bite pieces
  • 4-5 Lime leaves
  • Salt to tasteIMG_6353


  1. Add 2 tablespoon of Thai Tom Yum paste, 1 teaspoon of sugar, and 1 tablespoon of fish sauce to the pork. Mix well. Make sure each slice of pork is well coated with paste and seasonings. Allow the pork to sit aside for about 20 minutes.IMG_6354
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil in the frying pan, turn to medium heat. Add into 2 tablespoons of Tom Yum paste. Stir fry till aromatic. Add into marinated pork slices. Cook for about 4-5 minutes till pork slice turn pale but not 100% cooked.
  3. Push all the ingredients to the side of the frying Pann, making way for the rest of the ingredients of mushroom, onion slices and red bell pepper. Stir fry the added veggies for another 1 minutes, then combine them with the pork until pork is well cooked.IMG_6357
  4. Finally, stir in lime leaves. Taste and add salt if needed. Give the dish one last stir to combine all the ingredients. Turn off the heat, then transfer the dish to a serving plate.IMG_6358


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