Spice pork ribs soup

JanaBy Jana      

November 6, 2014

Spice pork ribs soup 0 5 0

Here’s a spicy and tasty Thai soup which isn’t difficult to make.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • 10 mins

    30 mins

    40 mins

  • Yields: 4-6 Servings


1Add lemon grass, galangal and lime leaves to the 9 cups of water in a pot. Bring this to a boil.


3Once the water has reached a boil, turn the heat down to a simmer and add in the pork ribs and close the lid and let it simmer gently for about 20 minutes.


5Add in the fish sauce, salt, sugar, tomatoes and chilies, and boil for 2 or 3 minutes, or until the tomatoes have cooked and softened.


7Turn off the heat and then add in the cilantro, the green onions and the lime juice.


9Taste and adjust seasonings as necessary


1 lb of pork ribs, cut into 1 inch segments. Use a meat cleaver to chop through the bones.

3 lemon grass sticks – cut into 2 inch segments

4 thin slices of galangal (each about the size of a slice of cucumber)

5 lime leaves, torn

10 cherry tomatoes (cut in half)

1/2 cup of chopped green onion (cut into 1 inch segments)

½ cup of chopped cilantro (also cut into 1 inch segments)

2 tbs of fish sauce

1 tbs of salt

2 tbs of sugar

2 tbs of freshly squeezed lime juice

20 Thai bird chilies

9 cups of water


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