Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A tasty treat from the BBC.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 9 fluid ounces hot vegetable stock
  • 3 12 ounces dried egg noodles (or other dried noodles)
  • 2 12 ounces tofu, chopped into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 red bird's eye chili, chopped
  • 1 ounce gingerroot, chopped
  • 3 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 lime, juice of
  • 1 12 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander, to serve


  1. Put the vegetable stock into a saucepan and bring up to the boil.
  2. Add the noodles and cook for two minutes.
  3. Add the tofu, soy sauce, chilli, ginger, mushrooms, lime juice and sesame oil and cook for five minutes.
  4. To serve, transfer the broth into a serving bowl and garnish with the coriander.
Most Helpful

I used dried mushrooms because that was all I had on hand at the time, but it was excellent! My 25-year-old son liked it so much he asked for the recipe--and he doesn't cook!

dbrand August 25, 2008