Vegetarian Asian Noodle Soup

This is my all-time favourite Asian noodles soup that can be ready on dining table within ten minutes, literally! I often cook this for a quick lunch and weekday dinner. Thus, I hardly have instant noodles in my pantry, partly because it is pre-fried and unhealthy, and also why would I still need instant noodles when this flavourful soup noodles can be whipped up equally fast and healthier? You can substitute with rice vermicelli or any other noodles you prefer. To make this delicious soup, you only need some simple ingredients that are commonly available in Asian pantry. Who still require meat for a good broth? *smile*
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  • Dietary: Vegetarian, Vegan
    Serve 2

     700ml water
     180g Hokkien yellow noodles or 100g soaked rice vermicelli
    Choose a few types you like:
    Veggies (A) 
     Black fungus, chopped
     Potato, chopped
     Small floret cauliflower
     Carrot, chopped
     Chinese cabbages chopped

     Long green beans, chopped
     Any mocked fish/mutton, chopped
    Veggies (B) 
     Fresh shiitake mushrooms, chopped
     Needle mushrooms
     Firm tofu, chopped
     2 tsp light soy sauce or Braggs Liquid Aminos, or to taste
     1 Tbsp vegetarian mushroom oyster sauce
     2 tsp sesame oil
     Pinch of white pepper 
     Spring onions, chopped

     Coriander, chopped
     Fried shallots

     Cut red chillies
     Vegetarian sambal shrimp bites 
    1. Bring water to a boil in a pot or wok. Take this time to get ready your choice of veggies.

    2. Add veggies (A) and continue to boil for about 3 minutes. Stir in seasoning and mix well.

    3. Add veggies (B) and noodles/vermicelli and cook them for another 3 minutes or until al dente.
    4. Garnish and serve hot!


    1. Lawrence Chin03 October, 2014

      Hi Daphne, I tried cooking this today. Wow, seriously less than 10 minutes! I really need to stop buying instant noodles ya.

      1. Hi Lawrence, glad that you tried, I hope you like it! Ya, I haven't stock up on instant noodles for very long. Fresh noodles are always the best ;)