Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Fish and Clam Tomyam Soup

Yesterday we had the 1st snow for this winter.It's just about 1-2 inch.Usually the white flake comes around Christmas eve or day but this year it's seem to came early then usual..I heard that we will have a very freezing cold winter this season..Personally I hate winter becos I hate cold..I rarely step out of the house if unnecessary during winter..Well,what is the best food to eat during this cold season? For me personally I like pipping hot and spicy soup like tomyam or curry broth..It's feel good to have this kind of exotic broth to warm up our body,right?

For Broth:(A)

4-5 cups water
2 cubes shrimp bouillon
3 tbsp tomyam paste
1 tbsp garlic,minced fine
2 tbsp sambal olek or
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tbsp tamarind concentrated juice
5-6 kaffir lime leaves,cut small (daun limau purut)
Sugar and salt to taste

200 gm white meat chicken,sliced
1 lb clam,cleaned
2 piece flounder,sliced
1 large tomato,cut cubes
10 baby corn,cut
10 white mushroom,washed and sliced
1 large onion,peeled and sliced
1 small carrot,peeled and sliced
scallion or cilantro for garnishing

1:Prepare water in stock pot,bring it to boil,add in tomyam paste,shrimp bouillon ,
sambal or chili paste ,garlic and kaffir lime leaves.Simmer the broth for another 15 minutes
2:Add in the rest of ingredients(A) into the broth.Check the seasoning.Then add in ingredients(B),increase heat to high.When it's bubbly boil,check the seasoning again before remove from heat
3:Dish out into individual bowl and serve warm .


Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

this sound so good!

ann low said...

I love tomyam soup and this looks so good for rainy days too!

Little Inbox said...

Hot and spicy soup to warm up your stomach during this season.

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