Rice Soup with Prawns (ข้าวต้มกุ้ง)

Home comfort food – perfect for winter days!

Serves: 2

What you need

  • 2 cups Cooked jasmine rice (approx. 1 cup raw rice)
  • 1 cup Prawns, cut into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 750 ml Water or chicken stock
  • 3 slices Galangal
  • 3 Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped

Condiments

  • Chilli powder
  • Vinegar
  • Fish sauce
  • Sugar

How to put this together

  1. Bring water to boil, add galangal. Season with 2 Tbsp soy sauce + sugar + salt. Taste & season. Keep it on simmer.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add garlic, fry until fragrant.
  3. Add prawns, fry for 30 seconds. Add 1 Tbsp soys sauce + oyster sauce + cracked pepper. Taste & season. Take off heat.
  4. Put 1 cup of rice in each bowl. Pour the soup over. Top with prawns.
  5. Sprinkle with coriander leaves.
  6. Serve immediately, with condiments on the side.
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