This has so much flavour and surprisingly filling!
Approx. 27kJ, 2g protein, 2g carbs per serve
tsp oil for frying
1 stick of lemongrass
2-3 cloves of garlic
5cm of ginger grated or tsp from bottle
2 star anise
1L vegetable stock
Mixed Asian greens or cabbage or any other vege
2 spring onions
1 fresh red chilli or dried
Fresh Thai basil
1 teaspoon fish sauce (optional)
1 teaspooon soy sauce
1 lime (optional)
- Bash the lemongrass with the back of a knife or rolling pin to release the flavour. Add to a saucepan with oil, garlic, ginger, star anise and fry slightly.
- Pour in vegetable stock and bring just to the boil.
- Turn heat to low and simmer for 30 mins, then throw in vegetables until soft.
- Serve with fish sauce (if using) and soy sauce, sprinkle with the herbs, cress, spring onion and chilli, then serve with wedges of lime.
Adapted from Jamie Oliver