Porkball and Vegetable Soup

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Norahs Girl

One of my Favourite soups. I often serve it as part of an Asian style meal. I find children love it too.

Top Review by mianbao

Very nice, fresh tasting and yet filling soup, full of delicious vegetables. It took me a while to get everything assembled, but I think that now I know what needs to be done, I can order the work to suit myself, and should get quicker. I will definitely be making this again. Thank you very much for sharing this delightful recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover bread with a little cold water; leave until waters absorbed then squeeze out.
  2. Mix together with the bread the pork, coriander, 5-spice powder, ginger, egg white and 1/4 tsp of salt and pepper.
  3. Roll 1/2 tbs of the mixture into little balls and place on a tray lined with greaseproof paper.
  4. Divide the bean sprouts between the serving bowls.
  5. Combine the sesame oil and stock in a large pan and bring to the boil; then reduce heat. Add the pork balls in batches.
  6. When they float to the top, divide amongst the bowls.
  7. Add chili, carrot, celery and spring onion to the stock; bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer for 1 minute.
  8. Remove from heat season to taste and add the lime juice.
  9. Ladle into the bowls with the bean sprouts and pork balls and garnish with a few coriander leaves.

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