3/4 cup ground pork
1/2 cup ground prawns
1 egg, medium
1 onion, chopped
1 head of garlic
1/4 cup chopped green onion
1/2 cup misua or fine noodles (Vermicelli)
fish sauce to taste
prawn extract
white ground pepper to taste


Make a mixture of ground prawns, pork, green onion, egg and seasonings. Shape into small balls. Add flour or cornstarch if necessary. In a casserole, sauté garlic and onion and add prawn extract with about 3 cups of water. When the mixture boils, drop the meat balls in, one by one. Add fine noodles when the meat balls are cooked. Remove from fire and season with fish sauce and pepper to taste. Garnish with chopped green onion. Serve hot in a soup tureen.