Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Beef Broth with Herbs

Beef Broth with Herbs

This recipe is not often use in many part of Cambodia, but in my family we love it. When my kids get sick I often make it for them it is fast and easy. You can adjust the liquid to the amount of beef you have, the broth is the most importance in this soup.

1 cup of good beef thinly sliced (make sure the beef is very thin like you slice it for Pho)
1 cup of low sodium beef broth
1 cup of water
1 small package of wonton soup mix (it come with 5 packages at the Asian store)
1 garlic clove minced
1 Kaffir lime leaves (torn)
Fish sauce to taste if needed more salt
Black pepper to taste

For garnish

2 T of minced cilantro
2 T of chopped green onion
2 T of saw tooth coriander
2 T of Chinese celery leave (optional)
Lime wedge

In a pot bring water and beef broth to a boil, add garlic, torn kaffir lime leaves
Add wonton soup mix and taste the broth for saltiness if needed add fish sauce to it
While the water is still boiling add beef stir and turn the heat off add black pepper to your taste

To serve spoon the soup into a bowl then garnish with cilantro, green onion, lime juice, and saw tooth.

Serve hot with rice

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