Hot and sour soup is a light and filling dish, you can use any meaty fish such as threadfin, sea bream or mackerel if you intend to add the fish in your soup. It has tangy and spicy flavor which can be adjusted to your liking.
Since the fish doesn't need longer time to cook, quickly remove from heat once the fish is cooked. This soup is a warming, satisfying and flavorful meal that goes well with rice.
HOT & SOUR SOUP
200g fish fillet
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
TO BE BLENDED
2 cloves garlic
1 big onion
1/2 in piece of ginger
5 fresh red chili or to taste
salt and sugar to taste
2 TB cooking oil
3-4 cups water
2 tomatoes cut
2 TB lemon juice
Clean the fish, drain then rub with salt and turmeric, keep aside.
Heat the oil, fry the blended ingredients till fragrant.
Add water, salt and sugar, bring to boil.
Now add the fish, tomato, bring to boil again.
Remove from heat, add lemon juice and more salt (if needed).