Vietnamese Chicken Or Shrimp Pineapple Soup

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
25m
Ready In


"A simple soup using either shrimp or chicken."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
OK
  • FOR GARNISH

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (621.4 g)
  • Calories 185.4
  • Total Fat - 2.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 71.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1050.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 34.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.4 g
  • Sugars - 26.2 g
  • Protein - 9.8 g
  • Calcium - 75.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 30.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

In a small bowl, mix warm water and tamarind pulp.

Step 2

Mash tamarind with a small spoon to extract as much tamarind juice as possible. Set aside.

Step 3

In a small soup pot, heat oil and saute minced garlic until brown.

Step 4

Stir in pineapple and sugar.

Step 5

Add 4 cups water and bring to a boil.

Step 6

Add tamarind mixture, shrimp or chicken, tomato, and fish sauce or salt. Skim off foam and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Garnish with scallions, cilantro, and sliced red chile pepper.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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