Vegetarian Sour and Spicy Soup

November 27, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Vegetarian Sour and Spicy Soup

Vietnamese​ vegetarian sweet, sour and spicy soup with tofu, pineapple, Asian rhubarb stalks, celery, tomato and bean sprouts, and lemon grass flavor is delicious.


1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
2 clove of garlic, sliced thin
1 tablespoon of fresh or frozen minced lemon grass
4 cups of water
1 small can chunk pineapple or ½ fresh pineapple, cut chunks
1 stalk of celery, chopped
1 piece of firm tofu, cut to bite sizes
2 tablespoons of fresh lemon or lime juice
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of vegetarian oyster sauce (mushroom sauce)
1 teaspoon of salt
1 cup of Asian rhubarb/taro stalk (kdath), peeled and sliced
2 cups of bean sprouts
1 cup of cherry tomato or 1 medium tomato, cut wedges
1 stalk of green onion, chopped
1/2 cup of chopped rice paddy herb (ma-om)
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1 chopped hot chili pepper (option)

Directions to make Vegetarian Sour and Spicy Soup

  1. Pre heat a soup pot. When soup pot is hot add oil and garlic. Sauté the garlic till brown, removed roasted garlic and put it in a small bowl, set that a side. Add lemon grass to soup pot, stirs well. Add water, pineapple, celery and tofu, and cook till water bubbling.
  2. Seasoning with lemon juice, sugar, vegetarian oyster sauce and salt, stirs well.
  3. Add Asian rhubarb, bean sprouts, and tomato, stirs.
  4. Top with green onion, rice paddy herb, chili pepper, black pepper and roasted garlic.

Serve hot with rice.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Green Papaya and Carrot Pickle

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 210

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏25g 9%
Total Fat ‏10g 13%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏12g 24%
Sodium ‏1258mg 55%
Sugars ‏12g 24%


30 min


30 min




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