Winter

Don't Die on Me Man - A Comforting and Healing Spicy Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

March 17, 2011
Author Notes

I crave spicy Asian inspired soups when I'm sick. This is a delicious, rich, hearty, comforting and healing concoction of fresh and mostly raw veggies with a spicy tamari and sake broth. It's like a hug.

http://knifestylesofthefitandfabulous.blogspot.com/2011/03/dont-die-on-me-man-spicy-soup-recipe.html —ChefShanaRachel

  • Serves 4-6 (or 1 if you're really hungry)
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or veggie stock for saute
  • 1 medium yellow onion, small dice
  • 4 large or 5 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small jalapeno, brunoise (VERY SMALL dice)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger juice
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon wasabi powder
  • 1/4 cup
    1 Tbsp. Tamari


  • 6 cups veggie stock
  • 1/4 cup
    1 Tbsp. dry sake


  • 1 small bok choy, stems and leaves removed. Stems cut into medium dice, leaves chiffonade
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into match sticks
  • 1/2 cup daikon radish, match stick
  • 2 green onions, sliced thinly on the bias
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, minced - for garnish
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges, for garnish
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Heat large stock pot over medium heat. Add oil and heat.
  2. When oil is hot, add onions and sweat for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and jalapenos. Stir to combine and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add ginger juice, red curry paste and wasabi. Stir for about 5 minutes.
  5. Add tamari. Cook for about a minute.
  6. Add veggie stock and sake
  7. Bring to a boil. When boiling, reduce heat, and let simmer for 10 minutes
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. In a bowl, place carrots, daikon, bok choy stems and sprouts. Add soup.
  10. Add bok choy leaves, green onions and cilantro. Squeeze lime wedge.
  11. Serve hot.

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