No Thai basil, no mint. Bean sprouts went bad before I made the soup so none of those, either. Added plenty of shredded carrots and everything else as per the recipe and it was FANTASTIC. Made turkey stock from leftover turkey, basic stock recipe, nothing fancy like roasting. Loved the lime, hoisin and cilantro as garnish, they definitely brighten the soup.
mangiapeach Posted: 02/28/09
Ltoeat Posted: 01/15/11
This soup had great flavor and authentic aroma. You can use any type of poultry. To simplify the recipe, I charred the onions first and I used the same pot for the broth. Putting the herbs in a diffuser saved a step of having to strained the broth. If you don't have leftover meat, just slice up some raw chicken breast and throw them in the pot and cook for 5 mins. Will make this again.
mjmmjk Posted: 03/04/10
I made this for first time for Thanksgiving in 2008. It was delicious. Used Chicken stock instead of turkey stock, ground cloves and ground cinnamon instead of whole. My husband and I love it! Bought a bigger turkey this thanksgiving to make sure we had enough leftovers to make it! I plan on making it every year with turkey leftovers!
GayleR Posted: 03/30/13Greenville, NC
Fragrant, attractive, and tasty, even without the Thai basil and mint.