Green Vegetable Soup

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Appears in
Floyd's Great Curries

By Keith Floyd

Published 2004

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Don’t be put off by the number of ingredients—this soup is quick and easy to make and it’s not only green, it’s very tasty. Dried shrimps and shrimp paste are usually both available in Asian supermarkets.


  • 1 lb 2 oz/500 g mixed green leaves (such as spring cabbage, spinach, bok


Bring the chicken stock to a boil, then add the onion, garlic, dried shrimps, shrimp paste, green chiles, and lemongrass and cook for 5 minutes or so.

Add the chopped green leaves and soy and fish sauces to taste and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Serve hot, garnished with cilantro and mint leaves.