Nothing like an Eat This! recipe to get the blood flowing. This time, our favorite food bloggers and cookbook-authors Nadine and Jörg share a dish that will make you want to leave the country in search for fresh herbs and flavors immediately. Well, right after you eat up, of course.
Photography & Recipe: Nadine Horn & Jörg Mayer
- 6 dried shiitake mushrooms
- 100g of peanuts
- 5 cilantro roots
- 1 piece of ginger (about 20g)
- 4 cloves of garlic
- 2 thai chilis
- 2 kaffir lime leaves
- 500ml of coconut milk
- 6 tablespoons of soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 lemon (squeezed)
- 1,75l vegetable broth
- 2 carrots
- 100g bamboo
- 200g thin rice noodles
- 100g spinach
- 1/2 bunch of Thai basil
- 1/2 red onion
- 100g mung bean sprouts
- 1/2 lime
- 1 tablespoon chili oil
STEP BY STEP:
1 – Soak shiitake mushrooms in 150ml of boiling water for at least 30 mins.
2 – Roast peanuts in a hot pan without adding any oil for about 5 mins. Stir constantly.
3 – Blend peanuts and cilantro roots, ginger, garlic, chilis, lime leaves, coconut milk, soy sauce, salt, lemon juice and the shiitake water into a fine paste.
4 – Put paste in a pot, add vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
5 – Cut shiitake in small pieces. Slice carrots and bamboo slightly diagonal. Add to the soup and let simmer on low to medium heat for about 10 minutes.
6 – Pour boiling water over rice noodles and put aside.
7 – Add spinach to the soup and steep for 5 more minutes.
8 – Pour off rice noodles, rinse under running water and portion into bowls.
9 – Pour soup on the noodles and serve using toppings to your liking.
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