Glass noodle soup with Shrimp and Pork Balls

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By Wallace Hale
from sikeston, MO

this is a good thai recipe!

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    ground pork
  • 1
    peeled garlic clove pounded with 1 fresh cilantro root to make a paste
  • 1 1/2 c
    chicken stock
  • 1
    cilantro root, lightly pounded
  • 1
    peeled garlic garlic clove, lightly pounded
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooked shrimp
  • 1 oz
    onion finely chopped
  • 4
    black jelly mushrooms soaked until softin water
  • 1 oz
    glass noodles, soaked in cold water 1 or 2 hours
  • 1
    scallion, thinly sliced length wise
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    thai fish sauce
  • 1/4 tsp
    sugar
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a large bowl combine the pork and garlic and paste and shape it into small balls, around 1-inch in diameter.
  • 2
    Bring the stock to a boil, then add the pounded cilantro and garlic, and simmer for a few minutes to release the aroma. add the pork balls to the boiling stock and cook 3 minutes, or until the pork is cooked, skimming the surface for unwanted color and fat keeping the soup crystal clear.
  • 3
    reduce the heat and stir in the shrimp, followed by the sliced onion, mushrooms, noodles, scallion, fish sauce and sugar. continue simmering 1 minute more. then ladle into bowls and serve.
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