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SimpliThai Gang Jeud (Clear Broth Soup) Recipe

cooking kit size:

3 servings

cooking kit includes:

  • SimpliThai Premium Stir Fry cooking sauce
  • Bean Thread Noodles
  • a handful of Shiitake mushrooms (~300g)
  • Opo Squash (Asian squash) ~ 1 lb size
  • a handful of Chinese celery (or regular celery)
  • a handful of cilantro sprigs (about 10)
  • 1-2 carrots
  • Fried Garlic
  • Ground white pepper

you simply add:

your choice of (1½ cups) protein

some recommendations:

  • Ground pork, or chicken
  • shrimp or other seafood
  • Tofu 
  • vegetable 

instructions:

prepare

  • wash all vegetables
  • Opo Squash: peel skin, and cut lengthwise. May remove seeds if prefer. Then cut into bite size.
  • Cilantro: chop of the stems then smash it slightly (will keep this to make broth). Then chop the rest into small pieces for garnishing later.
  • Chinese celery: chop in to small pieces ~ 1 inch long. 
  • Marinating meat or tofu. ( Skip this step if vegetable is used.) In a bowl, mix ~ 2 tbsp of stir fry sauce, white pepper and meat well and put aside.
  • Bean thread noodles: submerge in water and let soak for 10-15 minutes. Then rinse and cut noodles into ~ 2 inches long. Put aside.
  • Shiitake mushrooms: slice thinly or as prefer
  • Carrots: shred or chop into small pieces.
  • 3 cups of water or prefer broth.
  • chop/mince/crush Thai chili (optional)

let's cook!

  1. add 3 cups water to medium to large -sized pot, bring to stove on [medium-high] heat
  2. add smashed cilantro stems. and bring to boil.
  3. when it boils, add meat or tofu, stir and bring to boil for a few minutes.       (if using vegetable only skip this step)
  4. Add Opo squash and carrots, quick stir then let it cook for 10-15 minutes.  or until meat and squash cooked.
  5. Add the rest of Stir fry sauce to taste. May add more salt as needed.
  6. Then add mushrooms and noodles. stir and let cook for another 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in Cilantro, Celery and fried onion
  8. turn off stove, stir in chopped cilantro