Tom Som Pla

Recipe by AmandaInOz
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • In a mortar, pound the coriander root, shallots, salt and peppercorns to a smooth paste.
  • Add shrimp paste and pound well to blend.
  • Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the paste mixture for a few moments until fragrant.
  • Add the fish to the frying pan and coat with the paste, but do not allow the fish to cook through.
  • Add the fish mixture to the boiling water and stir.
  • Season with the sugar, fish sauce and tamarind water and bring back to a boil. By this time the fish should be cooked.
  • Add the ginger and spring onions.
  • Serve hot, garnished with cilantro.