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vietnamese style spinach & shrimp soup

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

This spinach and shrimp soup is delicious.

yield 4 -6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For vietnamese style spinach & shrimp soup

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    each grated ginger and minced garlic
  • 10 oz
    package frozen spinach thawed
  • 8 c
    chicken or shrimp stock
  • 3
    star anise
  • 2 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 16
    peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 4 oz
    rice noodles cooked according to directions and drained
  • 3
    green onions chopped
  • 1/2 c
    cilantro chopped

How To Make vietnamese style spinach & shrimp soup

  • 1
    Add the oil to a large pot. Stir in the garlic & ginger and cook 1 minute. Stir in the spinach and cook about 3 minutes. Add the chicken stock, fish sauce, star anise. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer.
  • 2
    Stir in the shrimp and noodles. Cook 3 minutes. Add the green onions and cook 5 more minutes. Remove the star anise before serving and garnish with cilantro.

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