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Visit the exotic lands of Vietnam by cooking this delicious and super hearty soup, it’s spiciness will warm you from the inside.

It’s full of greens, which makes the meal very healthy, while our Chicken Hugs will make sure you’re not hungry afterwards.

The sesame oil and ginger will give that great Asian flavour that we like so much.

We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Chicken Pho Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp roasted sesame oil
  • 1 red onions
  • 1/2 leek (chopped)
  • 10 radish
  • 8 shiitake mushrooms (or any other mushrooms)
  • 100 g Vegan Butcher’s Chicken Hugs
  • 2 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp lemongrass paste
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 cm fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup (or other like maple syrup)
  • 2 liters water
  • 150 g rice noodles
  • 100 g pakchoi
  • 75 g soy sprouts (a handful)
  • 2 spring onions
  • Add salt to taste

For those who like it more spicy, add sriracha or tabasco sauce.
Fresh coriander if you like it, you can also add some roasted peanuts.

Instructions
Chop the onions & garlic fine.
Take a large wok pan and warm it up over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, ginger, chili flakes, in the hot sesame oil. Fry for a few minutes, then add the spices (chili flakes and optional cinnamon powder, black pepper) Stir continuously. After one minute add the tomato puree and lemongrass paste. Add the Vegan Butcher’s Chicken Hug’s and stir continuously. Lower the fire if it gets too hot.
After a few minutes, when the chicken starts to brown, add the chopped leek and chopped mushrooms. Add the soy sauce and maple syrup/agave to the mix. Stir.
After one minute, add the water. Stir and let cook for 10 minutes.
Add the rice noodles, and let it cook for another 4 minutes.
Check if the noodles are soft and then turn off the heat.
Add the soy sprouts to the mix.
Wash and cut the pay choi in half, in the length. Add them to the hot mix.
Finely chop the spring onions and add them too.
Finish it with some fresh coriander or roasted peanuts. Check if salty enough, add salt to taste.
For those who like it spicy, add some hot sauce like sriracha or tabasco.