Fish Ball with Pineapple Soup

Fish Ball with Pineapple Soup

Servings

2

Prep

15 min

Cook

15 min

Ingredients

Fresh or frozen grounded fish(sale at most Asian markets) 0.25 kg
Stalks green onions,chopped 2
Tablespoon fish sauce 1
Tablespoon sugar ½
Teaspoon black pepper ¼
Tablespoon vegetable oil ½
Tablespoon vegetable oil 1
Clove garlic, minced 1
Fresh pineapple, cut chunks, or 1 large canned of chunks pineapple ½
Cups water 4
Tablespoons fish sauce 2
Tablespoon sugar ½
Teaspoon salt ¼
handful of chopped cilantro leaves , and rice paddy herb A
Chopped hot chili pepper(option) 2

Asian ancient fruit pineapple also known as thousand eyes fruit. Pineapple taste great either fresh or cooked. During the Khmer Empire, the King offered pineapple to diplomats from other countries, symbolized for friendship and harmony. Today, many people decorated their homes with pineapple for good luck. In Cambodia, beside banana, pineapple is one of the most popular fruits that we uses for food offering during religious ceremonies.

Delicious fish ball with pineapple soup is Khmer ethnic food.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix grounded fish with green onion, fish sauce,sugar, black pepper and ½ tablespoon vegetable oil, mix well. Dips hands in water to prevent sticking and rolls grounded fish in to small ball, when done set a side.
  2. Pre heat a small sauce pan.
  3. When sauce pan is hot, add oil and garlic, stirs till garlic turns brown, remove toasted garlic from hot oil and set it a side.
  4. Put pineapple and water in a large pot, cook till water bubbling.
  5. Add fish ball in to boiling water and cook for about 10 minutes.
  6. For clear soup stock removes all bubbles.
  7. Seasoning with fish sauce, sugar and salt.
  8. Top with cilantro, rice paddy herb, hot chili pepper and roasted garlic.
  9. Serve hot with rice.

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