Japanese Noodle Soup

    20 min

    Using quick cooking rice noodles, this light, Asian-inspired soup with minced pork, garlic and ginger is ready in less than 20 minutes.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 300g rice noodles
    • oil for cooking
    • 1 tablespoon freshly minced root ginger
    • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 100g minced pork
    • 1/2 chopped onion
    • 500ml hot water
    • 1 chicken stock cube
    • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
    • freshly chopped coriander

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Boil the water for the rice noodles. When the water is boiling, add the noodles and cook as instructed. Once noodles are soft, drain water off in sieve and rinse with cold water, then place in 2 separate bowls for serving.
    2. In the meantime, heat oil in a pan or wok over medium heat. Add garlic, ginger and salt. Saute until fragrant. Then add minced pork and onion. Cook or stir fry until pork is cooked through.
    3. Add water, stock cube and fish sauce and gently bring to the boil.
    4. Finally, add 1/2 tbsp lemon juice and stir. Immediately pour hot soup over the noodles, and if you want, sprinkle with fresh coriander as a finishing touch.

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