Bowl of Enoki “Noodle” Soup

Enoki “Noodle” Soup

Enoki “Noodle” Soup

By: Georgia Harding

Enoki mushrooms make for the best “noodles”, especially in Asian-inspired dishes. This fresh, simple meal is like a hug in a bowl.



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  • 750mL bone broth or stock
  • 3 slices ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled & smashed
  • 1 star anise
  • 4 buk choy, halved lengthwise
  • 100g enoki mushrooms, woody bottom trimmed
  • 1½ tbsp tamari
  • 1½ tbsp mirin
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 red chilli (optional)
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • To Add:
  • Steamed dumplings
  • Firm tofu
  • Shredded cooked chicken


  • In a medium-sized pot, heat the broth, ginger, garlic and star anise to a slow simmer for 5 mins.
  • Place the buk choy in a large bowl and cover in boiling water.
  • Add the enoki, tamari, mirin and sesame oil to the broth. Simmer for 2 more mins.
  • Divide between 4 bowls with any add-ons. Strain the buk choy and add to the soup.
  • Garnish with the chilli and spring onion and enjoy immediately.
  • Tip: Feel free to add any vegetables to the broth as it simmers, like carrot, beans, snow peas, bean sprouts and coriander. For a vegan meal, use vegetable stock.


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Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.

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