Discover how several tasty superfoods come together in this warming, tasty ‘Hot & Sour Goji Berry Soup’ recipe created by Good For You Gourmet’ personal chef and caterer, Chef Laura Moore. Makes 4 side salad servings, or 2 main meal size servings.
- 1 liter Vegetable Broth
- 2 cups Water
- 1/4 cup Goji Berries
- 3-4 Tbs. Sweet Ginger Chili Sauce
- 2 slices Lemon
- 3 Kaffir Lime Leaves
- 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
- 2 tsp Ginger, grated
- 1 cup Red Bell
- 1/2-1 whole Red Hot Pepper, seed & finely chop.
Combine stock, water, goji berries, chili sauce, lemon slices, kaffir leaves, lemon juice, ginger and sweet and hot pepper in a medium size soup pot and bring to a boil.
- 1/4 Arame, dry
- 1 cup Shittake Mushrooms, sliced
- 1 cup Zucchini, slice on a bias
- 1 cup Tofu or Tempeh, cubed
- 1 cup Pineapple chunks
- 1 cup Sugar Snap Peas
- 1/3 cup Cilantro, chopped
- 3 Green Onions, chopped.
Pre-soak the arame for 10 minutes. Add mushrooms/zucchini, tofu/tempeh and pineapple to soup, and protein options if desired.
Protein options: add 8-12 peeled Prawns; or 300 grams Wild Salmon, skinless/boneless, and chopped. Simmer five minutes, then remove from heat.
Stir in green onions and drained arame: to thicken, whisk together 2 cups Water and 2 Tbs Arrowroot powder, then stir into soup while still very hot. Taste, and season with pinch to 1/4 tsp white pepper to suit personal preference. Portion into four serving bowls, divide 1 cup Mung Sprouts and/or Cilantro, chopped, among the four bowls as a garnish.
About the ‘Super Foods’ in this recipe:
Arame: sea vegetable used in traditional Asian cooking, chelating, antioxidant, chlorophyll
Goji Berries (aka ‘Wolf Berry’): traditional Tibetan & Chinese food/medicine, high in Vitamin C & B vitamins and fiber, contains all essential amino acids, in same family as eggplant.
Ginger: used to counteract nausea, join pain, cold, flu and infection; anti-spasmotic, aids digestion and appetite, aphrodisiac
Shittake Mushrooms: enhances immunity, cardiovascular health, bioavailable iron, B vitamins
Spicy Red Pepper: aids circulatory & digestive issues, fights infection, combat arthritis, anti-inflammatory properties
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