Japanese Leek and Ginger Soup

Japanese Leek and Ginger Soup

This is great for when you have a cold.
We will get better with ginger, which is good for the throat and warms the body!

Ingredients: 4 servings

Japanese leeks
2 thumbs
Silken tofu
1 block
About 100 g
900 ml
Chicken stock granules
1/2 tablespoon
Soy sauce
1 scant tablespoon
1 tablespoon
2 pinches


1. Mince the white part of the leek, and cut the green part into round slices. Grate one of the ginger, and mince the other one.
2. Cut the pork into very thin strips.
3. Heat oil in a pot, and stir-fry the pork. When it starts to cook through, add the minced leek and ginger, and continue stir-frying.
4. When fragrant, add the water and flavouring ingredients, and scoop in the tofu with a spoon.
5. Simmer for about 15 minutes, add the grated ginger and round slices of leek, then it's done!

Story Behind this Recipe

Everybody in my family caught a cold... so I made a soup to warm the body with ingredients that help fight off colds.