Tuna in Ginger Soup ( Tom Som Pa Tona )


This is a good fresh soup made from tuna and pickled your ginger root. A very typical Thai soup with seafood and Thai flavours.

Ingredients for 2 People
2 Cans of Tuna in Water
3 Garlic Cloves
2 Small Red Onions
1 Teaspoon Black Peppercorns
1 Teaspoon Coriander Seeds or Root
1 Teaspoon Shrimp Paste
2 Tablespoons Fish Sauce
1 Tablespoon Palm Sugar
1 Teaspoon Salt
5 gms Tamarind Pulp
300 ml Water
20 gms Sliced Ginger
1 Tablespoon Chopped Chilli
1 Tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves

1. Heat water on a medium heat, pound the garlic, red onion, black peppercorns, coriander seed and shrimp paste together and add to the water and boil.
2. When the water is boiling, add the tuna, fish sauce, palm sugar, salt, and tamarind. Stir while you bring it back to the boil, then add the sliced ginger, chopped chillis and coriander leaves.
3. Serve immediately.

Serve With
Thai Fragrant Rice

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