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Tom Sab Spicy Pork Rib Soup

Zone Northeast

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Tom Sab Spicy Pork Rib Soup




This spicy soup is very popular in north east of Thailand. It is similar to Tom yum in central of Thailand but the spicy ingredient for this soup is cayenne pepper and most of the time this soup was cooked with pork or beef. Its taste is not very sour but it has a mellow taste from all the ingredients.


Nutrition Facts

Tom sab is full with health benefits from herbs and vegetables such as galangal, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaf. They help about digestive and circulatory system. Mushroom, bird chili and cherry tomato have high vitamin and parsley helps about gas in stomach and breathodour.



350 grams pork rib cut into pieces

½ cup Mushroom cut into half

30grams Lemongrass, cut in 1 inch size

10grams Galangal, sliced

80 grams whole Cherry tomato

40 grams whole Shallot

3 tablespoons Fish sauces

3 tablespoons Lemon juice

3 grams Kaffir lime leaves

15 grams sliced long coriander

8 Dried Bird chilies

1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper

10 grams Coriander leaves

Zone Northeast

Khao Tom Mud (Steamed sticky rice with banana)

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Zone South

Nam Prik Goong Siab (Smoked shrimp chili dip)

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Zone Central

Kuay-Teow-Look-Chin-Pla (Noodles soup with fish balls)

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