50 - 100 gm fried fish maw - soaked until soft, cut into bite size pieces
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
Ingredients for Meat and Prawn Balls
100 gm shelled prawns - finely chopped
100 gm meat or chicken fillet - finely chopped
- marinate with some pepper, salt, sugar, sesame oil and cornflour. Mix well and refrigerate while you prepare the other ingredients.
Ingredients for Soup Stock
1 tsp each of chopped garlic, shallots and ginger
1/2 tsp chilli boh/paste [optional]
1/2 tbsp oil
700 ml chicken stock or water
3 tbsp tomato sauce
2 tbsp chilli sauce
1/4 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt to taste [if using water]
1 tsp chicken stock granules
a dash of pepper
1-2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp cornstarch + 1 tbsp water for thickening
- Heat oil in pot to saute chopped ingredients and chilli paste until aromatic. Add in stock/water. Bring it to a rolling boil. add in fish maw to cook.
- Scoop prawn and meat ball mixture into balls with a wet metal spoon into boiling soup to cook for 1-2 minutes. Add in all the seasoning and simmer for a few minutes. Taste to adjust seasoning.
- Stir in thickening. Once it comes to a quick boil, dish out and garnish wi
After thickening the soup, you can stir in 1 beaten egg before serving.