Everyone knows the spicy and sour prawn soup, called Tom Yam Kung. But have you ever tasted Tom Yam Pla, the spicy and sour fish soup with lotus stalks ? We use commonly cat fish or snake-head fish but you can also prepare your soup with sea bass, white snapper or barracuda !
1 liter chicken or vegetable stock
8 slices galangal
4 kaffir lime leaves
4 stalks lemongrass cut in 2,5 cm lengths
4 small purple Thai eggplants 200 g lotus stalks, peeled and sliced