Sunday Post: Delicious

I love soup. I mean really love soup. So I have decided to share with you a recipe for one of my favourites. I was introduced to a similar recipe for this by a friend, and have been adapting and experimenting until I got it exactly the way I like it. Try it and I dare you to tell me it isn’t good !!!!!!!

There are alternatives for people who don’t like seafood or chicken…just scroll down.

I made this today just for this post [and took a few photos while cooking – this was MY dinner tonight] – had some fresh bok choy from the Farmer’s market at hand.

Dinner was YUMMY !!!!!!

Jo’s Spicy Bok Choy Soup.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil,
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeno peppers [I also use home grown chillies in place of these in the summer when I can pick them from my garden – depending on their strength and your tastes this is a little bit at a time method until you get it right. I like spicy so I use a tablespoon of hot chillies]

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped [sometimes I cheat and use the stuff in a jar – about four heaped teaspoons]
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped pickled ginger

  • a couple of cups of mushrooms, sliced thickly [any kind will do]

  • 2 medium bok choy, trimmed and cut into slices about 2cms/1inch thick

  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 cups vegetable stock
  • 300 grams medium peeled and deveined shrimp [you can cheat and use frozen shrimp – toss them in frozen. Not a seafood lover – try chicken pieces – vegetarian – try diced fried tofu]

  • 2 blocks of egg noodles [break them up, it makes the eating a lot easier] Vegetarian – vermicelli pasta makes a good alternative.

  • 1 onion chopped

Directions

Heat a medium pot over medium/high heat. Add the olive oil,  then toss in the onion, jalapeno peppers, garlic, ginger, mushrooms, and bok choy, season with salt and pepper. Stir fry for about 1 minute.

Then add your vegetable stock. Put the lid on the pot and bring ingredients to the boil.

Now you can add the shrimp and noodles and cook for approximately 5 minutes. Adjust salt and pepper to your taste and serve.

Enjoy !!!

I’d really love to hear what you think of this one.

I have a few more yummy posts if you want to check out my recipes.

For more Delicious pop on the flying dragon and head over to Jake’s place.

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56 thoughts on “Sunday Post: Delicious”

    1. That came about as an accident Colline. I was trying different recipes. One had fresh ginger in the ingredients, and all I had was the pickled type. I loved it so it stayed.

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      1. I would if I had a recipe. I’m one of those who makes up recipes as I go along. If it sounds good, I throw it in the crock pot. Sometimes it works and I’d rather not talk about the other times. Yesterday was a success.

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    1. What you need to do is maybe start with half of what I say. I gave it to someone and they said their lips tingled at this strength. You can always add more but you can’t take it out.

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  1. Looks scrumptious, minus the onions, jalepenos and ginger for me. Thanks for sharing. It’s always good to have a new recipe for a good, solid soup for when the cold weather gets here!

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