Fish, rice and shiitake soup, or Khaw Tom


Like Thai people, prepare this fragrant soup for breakfast or for a late evening meal!

Serves 2.

1 teaspoon black peppercorn

1 cm galangal

2 garlic cloves

1 liter vegetable or chicken stock

120 g long grain rice

8 shiitake mushrooms

3 cm ginger, cut in fine julienne

2 tablespoons fish sauce

0.5 teaspoon salt

200 g fish fillets (red snapper, sea-bass, barracuda, ...)

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

3 celery stalks, cut in 3 cm lengths

3 spring onions, cut in 3 cm lengths

2 tablespoons fried garlic