Klong Talay (Sour and Spicy Seafood Soup)

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Total Time:
30 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 600 gms. seafood (fish, shrimp, mussels, squid)
  • 1200 ml water
  • 10 shallots
  • 1 tbsp. salt or 3 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 200ml. tamarind juice
  • 10 hot chillies or dry roasted chillies
  • 8 lemon leaves
  • 2 stalks lemon grass cut into 2.5 cm (1 inch) lengths
  • 50 gms. hot basil leaves
  • 25 gms. coriander leaves

How to Make Klong Talay (Sour and Spicy Seafood Soup)

  • Bring the water to the boil and add the lemon grass, shallots and seafood.
  • Season to taste with tamarind juice, salt or fish sauce.
  • Add lemon leaves, chilli, hot basil leaves and coriander leaves.
  • Continue to simmer for 30 minutes and serve immediately.