Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

Delicious light yet filling soup. My son's favorite when eating Thai food. He begged for me to cook it at home. Found this recipe on modifed it slightly - yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan combine stock with gingerroot, shallots, lemon grass, rice and salt to taste.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 to 30 minutes, or until soup is a porridge-like consistency.
  3. Remove and discard lemon grass. Add the pork, cilantro, fish sauce and lime juice and simmer 5 minutes more.
  4. Garnish with scallions and cilantro.
Most Helpful

Made a few alterations for taste preferences but turned out fantastic. Even better than I expected, a new favorite. Something different and exotic instead of the same old soup.

a747465 February 13, 2016

Excellent base recipe for an excellent soup. Tastes very similar to what I've had in restaurants.

southtexasbelle February 04, 2012