|Keng Tom Yum Pa Kho|
|FISH SOUP MADE WITH SNAKEHEAD FISH AND CHOPPED LEMON GRASS, ETC.|
1 snakehead (the fish known as pa kho) - scale it, gut it, slice it into pieces about 2 cm long, wash these and put them on a plate
1 stalk lemon grass, chopped crossways
2 (small) heads of garlic, (the cloves peeled and) chopped
5 spring onions, bulbs only, chopped
coriander leaves, chopped
rice - 1 large 'pinch' (about 1 tbsp)
ground black pepper, fish sauce and salt
Put some water and salt in a pot on the
fire. When the water has come to the boil, add the fish and rice. When the fish is cooked,
add the fish sauce and chopped lemon grass, garlic and spring onion. When these are
cooked, taste and check the saltiness, then transfer everything to a serving-bowl, garnish
with the coriander leaves and the ground black pepper, and serve.
If you like the dish sour, squeeze some lime juice on it.
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