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Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Best Thai Coconut Fish Soup


Thai often combine fish flavors with lemon grass, kaffir lime leaves, and coconut milk. For color they use a variety of colorful vegetable and herbs.

Bruised lemon grass
2 tblsp of olive oil
1/3 cup assorted grape tomatoes
Minced garlic
Scallions separated into two portion, white, a green
Minced ginger
Sliced mushrooms 
Fish sauce
10 Snow peas
Lemon peel 
3/4 pound white flesh fish ( haddock, cod, pollock, or catfish )
8 shrimp ( prefer head on, but cleaned)
Cilantro, Thai basil and or fresh spinach add-in with greens of scallions
Coconut milk

Optionally, add bruised kaffir leaves when adding coconut milk

Heat a wok until hot, add oil, when smoking, add garlic, ginger, scallions whites, smashed lemon grass. When cooked, add tomatoes, snow peas, fish sauce, lemon, black pepper, pinch of salt, coconut milk. When hot, add fish, shrimp and cook 4 minutes. Then add cilantro,basil,scallion greens. Serve.

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