Rating: 4 stars
12 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Filled with bold flavors, this Vietnamese-inspired soup is comforting and easy to make at home.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2013


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Recipe Summary

Serves 4


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 11 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer until reduced to 3 1/2 cups (about 12 minutes). Add shrimp; cook 4 minutes or until done. Remove cinnamon, anise, and ginger; discard. Cook rice noodles according to package directions; drain. Place 1/2 cup noodles in each of 4 bowls, and top each serving with 1 cup stock mixture and about 5 shrimp. Sprinkle evenly with bean sprouts, green onions, cilantro, and basil. Serve with lime wedges.


Nutrition Facts

287 calories; fat 2.1g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 0.3g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 26.7g; carbohydrates 40.3g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 174mg; iron 11.1mg; sodium 537mg; calcium 96mg.