Thai Noodle Soup
A healthy version of instant noodles, Thai style.
I typically prep 5 jars / servings at a time.
For 1 jar / serving
See "Notes" section for items with a *
- Half a chicken bouillon cube*
- 1 tsp of fish sauce
- 1 tsp of brown sugar
- 1 tsp of chili garlic sauce
- 2 tsp of Thai red curry paste*
- 1/4 cup of coconut milk
- 5 medium shrimp
- 1 thinly sliced mushroom
- 1 handful of thick Asian noodles*
- 2 sliced green onions
- 1 lime wedge
- Boil 2 cups of water (multiplied by the number of servings you're
making) in a pot.
- Place a servings worth of all the ingredients into a jar,
except for the noodles, lime, and green onions.
- Once the water is boiling, cook your noodles in it for 1 minute,
than place them into a strainer and pour cold water onto it - until none
of the noodles are hot.
- Place a handful of noodles into the jar, and put the jar into the
- Place the sliced green onions and lime wedges into a ziploc or
separate jar and refrigerate them to keep fresh.
- When ready to eat, boil water, pour it into the jar, wait two
minutes before serving into a bowl, and then add a lime wedge and some
- Thai red curry paste can be bought in the Asian section of
most grocery stores - and can be substituted with 1 tbsp of Thai red
- For me, a "handful" of noodles is where my thumb and middle finger
just touch when wrapped around them.
- Don't fully cook the noodles before placing them in the jar! They'll
soften when you pour boiling water into the jar before serving.
- If you can't find bouillon cubes, substitute it with 1/3 cup of
chicken broth per jar.