Chinese 5-Spice Pork and Noodle Soup

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 45 minutes


glass noodles (blanched, as needed)

1 bunch cilantro (picked)

green peas (as needed)

chilies (as needed)

10 pounds pork bones

6 stalks lemon grass

2 onions

2 carrots

1 stalk celery

3 ginger (thumbs)

1 cup garlic

4 gallons water

1 cup fish sauce

1 can coconut milk

1 handful kaffir lime leaves

Chinese five-spice powder

1. Brown bones and reserve.

2. Brown mirepoix.

3. Add bones, water, fish sauce, coconut milk, and lime leaves to mirepoix; simmer for 2 hours over medium heat.

4. Strain and serve with glass noodles, fresh cilantro, peas and chilies.

Courtesy of the National Pork Board, Des Moines, Iowa.