Tangy Meatball Soup


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Ken Hom Cooks Thai

Ken Hom Cooks Thai

By Ken Hom

Published 2001

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This is a hearty soup with a tangy sour flavour that is spicy at the same time. It is perfect for cooler weather.

Once the meatballs are made, the rest is easily assembled.


  • 110 g (4 oz) dried wide flat rice noodles
  • 225 g (8


Soak the rice noodles in warm water for 15 minutes. Drain well.

Mix the pork with the egg white and cold water by hand: the mixture should be light and fluffy. (A blender would make the mixture too dense.) Then add 1 tablespoon of the fish sauce, the garlic, coriander, spring onions, sugar,