Thai coconut & veg broth

Thai coconut & veg broth

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(21 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Get a taste of Thai with this quick and easy noodle soup cooked all in one pan

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal338
  • fat14g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre5g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.19g
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Ingredients

  • 1½ tbsp Thai red curry paste
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1l vegetable stock
  • 400ml can half-fat coconut milk
    Coconut milk in a glass, with half a coconut

    Coconut milk

    ko-ko-nut mill-k

    Coconut milk is not the slightly opaque liquid that flows from a freshly opened coconut –…

  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 175g medium egg noodles
  • 2 carrots, cut into matchsticks
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • ½ head Chinese leaf, sliced
  • ½ x 300g bag beansprouts
    Beansprouts

    Beansprouts

    been sp-rowts

    The two most common beansprouts are the green-capped mung bean

  • 6 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 3 spring onions, halved, then finely sliced lengthways
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • handful coriander, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Place the curry paste in a large saucepan or wok with the oil. Fry for 1 min until fragrant. Tip in the vegetable stock, coconut milk and brown sugar. Simmer for 3 mins.

  2. Add the noodles, carrots and Chinese leaf and simmer for 4-6 mins, until all are tender. Mix in beansprouts and tomatoes. Add lime juice to taste and some extra seasoning, if you like. Spoon into bowls and sprinkle with spring onions and coriander.

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sidhariel
24th Feb, 2011
I used 400 ml coconut milk and 500 ml stock. That was perfect. You might want to try that instead.
katyb75
22nd Feb, 2011
4.05
Very nice, tasty, quick and easy! May use slightly less stock less time though, but definately on the repeat list ;-)
sidhariel
21st Feb, 2011
Wow. That IS good soup. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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