Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Catfish Soup
Total:
25 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dashi
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoon julienned galangal or ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro leaves
  • 1 habanero pepper, seeds removed and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 pound US farm-raised catfish fillets, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 14 ounces coconut milk

Directions

Bring the dashi to a simmer in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat. Add the lemongrass, galangal, cilantro, habanero, fish sauce and lime juice and bring the liquid to a simmer. Add the catfish and the coconut milk and cook until the fish is just cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, ladle into soup bowls and serve immediately.

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