2 Litres water

10cm julienne sliced leek (use green part of the leaf for low fodmap)

40g ginger, grated or in chunks

1 tbs dry ground ginger powder (optional)

1teaspoon fish sauce

4 – 6 dry star anise

4tbs stock cubes or 3tbs miso paste

1 red capsicum, julienne sliced

½ zucchini julienne sliced

½ carrot julienne sliced

½ cup Chinese cabbage or common cabbage

1 bunch of fresh coriander to garnish, (30g)

1-2 fresh red chilies

300 g bean sprouts , (ready to eat)

500g Tofu or prawns or chicken

3-5 cups of Asian Greens (Bok choy, pac choy )SiR INGREDIENTS


  1. In a large pot, add water with leek, ginger, chili, lemon grass, stock/fish sauce or stock cube and boil for 30 to 40min.
  2. Add your choice of protein and cook for a further 10 min or until protein is cooked.
  3. Add your vegetables for a further 3-5min, avoid over cooking
  4. Garnish with coriander extra chili