Tofu and pak choi soup

Tofu and pak choi soup


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About this recipe: This Chinese soup is not only packed full of flavour, it's also quick and easy to make. Tofu is cooked with ham, bamboo shoots, shiitake mushrooms and pak choi.


Makes: 4 - 6 servings

  • 1.5L chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons lard (or vegetable oil)
  • 50g fresh shiitake mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 50g tinned sliced bamboo shoots
  • 50g ham, cut into strips
  • 100g baby pak choi, chopped into thick slices
  • 200g soft tofu, thickly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped coriander

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Bring the chicken stock and lard to the boil in a large stock pot. Add the mushrooms and bamboo shoots and bring back to the boil.
  2. Add the ham and bak choi and bring back to the boil. Add the tofu and cook until they float.
  3. Season with salt, white pepper and MSG. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with coriander. Serve.

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