This recipe is famous in Asia for it's tangy taste.



Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Mix in shallots, garlic, crushed red pepper, and turmeric. Cook and stir until shallots are tender, about 5 minutes. Pour water into skillet, and mix in lemon grass and tamarind juice. Season with salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.

  • Stir snapper into boiling mixture. Cook 10 minutes, or until fish pieces are easily flaked with a fork.

Nutrition Facts

256.4 calories; protein 33.4g 67% DV; carbohydrates 20.4g 7% DV; fat 4.6g 7% DV; cholesterol 56mg 19% DV; sodium 107.6mg 4% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
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Rating: 5 stars
Quick and easy. I had all the ingredients already when I was suddenly craving some Asian style soup to make me feel better today. The only thing I added for my personal taste was about 1 tablespoon of brown sugar. Other than that I would not change a single thing about this great recipe. Read More