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Sweet and Sour Spicy Soup recipe

Sweet and Sour Spicy Soup

by Chef Big (@chefbig29)
Prep Time
20min
Cook Time
30min
Total Time
50min
ThaiLunchDinnerGluten-FreeSeafoodSpicy

A delicious and flavorful seafood soup with a perfect balance of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors.

Ingredients

4 Servings
(1 serving = 1 bowl)

Seafood

  • 4
    Scallops
  • 80g
    Minced pork

Vegetables

  • 10g
    Ginger
  • 50g
    Pickled garlic
  • 20g
    Lemongrass
  • 30g
    Galangal
  • 10g
    Kaffir lime leaves
  • 60g
    Shallots
  • 10g
    Spicy red chili
  • 80g
    Salty plums

Chilled

  • 10g
    Vermicelli
  • 150g
    Cabbage
  • 50g
    spring onion
  • 50g
    Celery
  • 60g
    Straw mushrooms
  • 1/8g
    Red Chilli

Condiments

  • 3tbsp
    White sugar
  • 2tbsp
    Fish sauce
  • 1tsp
    Chicken powder
  • 3tbsp
    Lime juice
  • 1
    Rock sugar

Side Dishes

  • 1
    bunch Coriander
  • 1
    Chili

Water

  • 500mL
    Chicken Stock

Method

Preparation

  1. Prepare all the ingredients by washing, peeling, and chopping them as needed.

  2. Soak the vermicelli in water until softened, then drain and set aside.

Cooking

  1. In a pot, heat some oil and sauté ginger, pickled garlic, lemongrass, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, shallots, and spicy red chili until fragrant.

  2. Add the minced pork and cook until browned.

  3. Pour in the chicken stock and bring to a boil.

  4. Add the scallops, cabbage, and salty plums. Simmer until the scallops are cooked through.

  5. Season the soup with white sugar, fish sauce, chicken powder, lime juice, and rock sugar. Adjust seasoning to taste.

  6. Serve the soup hot, garnished with coriander and chili slices.

Tips & Tricks

  1. For a spicier kick, add more spicy red chili or a dash of chili flakes.

  2. Adjust the sweetness and sourness of the soup by varying the amount of white sugar and lime juice.

  3. Feel free to add other seafood like shrimp or fish fillets for variety.

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Chef Big

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I am a Thai chef. Cooking mixed food Asian and Western

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