• Bok choy soup with mushrooms and ginger

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    Bok choy soup with mushrooms and ginger
    Prep: 10 min Cook: 25 min Servings: 4
    by Easy Cook - Laka kuharica
    501 recipes
    This hot and savory soup is easy to make and it is packed with deep, umami flavor.


    • 25 g dried porcini or shiitake mushrooms
    • 250 g hot water
    • 1 tbs sunflower oil
    • 2 shallots, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1200 ml vegetable broth from 1 cube
    • 1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated (about 1 tbs)
    • 2 tbs soy sauce
    • 2 stalks bok choy, cut into bite size pieces
    • 1 ½ tsp Chinese spice mix
    • 1 tsp chili powder
    • 100 g dried rice noodles


    Soak dry porcini mushrooms in 250 ml of hot water for 5 - 10 minutes. Drain, but save the water.
    In a large pot over medium heat sauté shallots and garlic in the oil for 3 - 4 minutes until onions are translucent and garlic is fragrant.
    Add porcini mushrooms, the water they soaked in, vegetable broth, ginger and soy sauce. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 10 - 15 minutes.
    Add bok choy and cook for 5 minutes, until tender.
    Before serving stir in Chinese spice mixture and chili powder.
    Meanwhile, prepare the rice noodles according to the instructions on the package. Drain and divide noodles among four bowls. Add bok choy soup to the noodles.

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