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Sour Catfish Soup

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  Tamarind 1 Ounce
  Hot water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Green onions 2 , thinly sliced
  Lemongrass stalk 1 , thinly sliced
  Hot pepper flakes 1 Pinch
  Fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice To Taste
  Catfish fillets 1⁄2 Pound
  Cucumber slices 4 (To Garnish)

1. Soak the tamarind pulp in hot water till it softens

2. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium flame; add ginger, green onions, lemongrass and hot pepper flakes and cook till fragrant
3. Into the same saucepan, strain tamarind water through a fine mesh strainer, strain the chunks and pulp with a wooden spoon and discard the seeds and fibers
4. Add fish sauce to the pan, allow to simmer for five minutes, adjust seasonings; add catfiosh slices and cook till opaque white

5. Garnish with cucumber slices and serve at once

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 117 Calories from Fat 59

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.8%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.5 mg7.5%

Sodium 661.9 mg27.6%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.81 g3.3%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 8 g16.8%

Vitamin A 7.7% Vitamin C 6.3%

Calcium 2.2% Iron 2.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sour Catfish Soup Recipe