Sweet and Sour Fish Soup
A savoury and hearty fish soup, this Vietnamese version has catfish, luffa, pineapple, sawtooth herb, rice paddy herb, tamarind and fish sauce for a tangy kick.
Catfish, luffa, pineapple, sawtooth herb and rice paddy herb in authentic Vietnamese sauce.
Heat oil, then add garlic, lemongrass along with onions and sauté until fragrant. Coarsely chop the tomato in a blender and add to the onion mixture.
Combine a little water with tamarind paste, then strain to remove seeds and stems.
Pour the tamarind paste into a pot along with the remaining amount of water and add fish fillets, angled luffa pieces and pineapples. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
Season soup with fish sauce and add the freshly chopped herbs to the soup just before serving.