Thai Tapioca Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This thick and savory soup uses tapioca in place of rice or pasta and is customarily served in individual bowls lined with lettuce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the stock to simmering in a large pan.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup of the hot stock into a bowl and stir in the pork.
  3. Return mixture to the pan.
  4. Add the garlic and fish sauce, then add the tapioca and cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. When the tapioca is clear, add the crab meat and season to taste with pepper.
  6. Remove from the heat.
  7. Garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.


Most Helpful

This is an interesting soup. I think it really depends on a good stock. I used a homemade shrimp stock and it was good. I also used hamburger as I had no pork on hand. Thanks for the post Mercy

Tebo May 09, 2007

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