Asia has such a diverse array of cuisines. One thing they all have in common is some amazingly tasty soups.
To help you explore this variety, we’ve compiled this list of great Asian Soup Recipes for you to cook in your own kitchen.
No matter which Asian flavors you crave, you’ll find it here, from delicately seasoned Vietnamese pho to boldly flavored Malaysian Laska, and everything in between.
Go through all of these amazing soups. We hope you love them as much as we do!
The Best Asian Soup Recipes:
1. Korean Style Ground Pork Soup
This Korean inspired soup is a new favorite. Perfectly seasoned ground pork, twirly noodles, bok choy and soft boiled eggs in a delectable coconut based broth.
We can slurp this delicious Asian soup anytime!
2. Egg Roll Soup
This Egg Roll Soup is everything you dream about in your beloved egg roll, but in a cozy, delicious soupified way.
When craving for that favorite Asian appetizer without wrapping and frying, here is a healthy sub for your egg roll fix.
3. Laksa Noodle Soup
Laksa – the iconic Malaysian spicy coconut noodle soup! An incredibly rich, fragrant, complex flavored broth loaded with all the essential classic Laksa toppings.
This is one of the most delicious Asian soups you will ever eat.
4. Wonton Soup
This quick and easy Chinese soup can be an appetizer or main meal. Any of your favorite wontons with delicious Asian flavorings in flavored broth with shitake mushrooms and bok choy… So easy.
Enjoy this Asian restaurant favorite in just 15 minutes with this simple, weeknight friendly recipe.
5. Spicy Ramen
Imagine a symphony of flavors – spicy, umami, savory, and just a hint of sweetness – coming together in a harmonious blend that’s sure to make you go “Wow!”
With its Korean-inspired spices and rich, umami-laden broth, this isn’t just comfort food, it’s comfort food with a spicy kick!
6. Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Soup
This Thai Coconut Curry Chicken soup is loaded with veggies and already cooked chicken (rotisserie chicken works best in this soup).
This is the kind of soup you can enjoy all year round. Thai cravings satisfied…
7. Tom Yum Soup
Tom Yum Soup is the most popular soup in Thailand for a reason.
It’s bold yet light, tart, salty and citrusy, bursting with layer upon layer of flavor from the lemongrass, garlic, galangal, kaffir lime leaves, lime juice, and fish sauce along with tender juicy shrimp and mushrooms. YUM!
8. Vietnamese Pho
Pho – the famous soup comes from Vietnam. A good pho all comes down to good broth, something which is light yet full of flavor.
It’s so good, no wonder Pho restaurants are popping up all over the place!
9. Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup
Cozy Taiwanese beef noodle soup has been slow simmered with tons of aromatics to let all those flavors really develop.
It will be one of your favorite Asian soup recipes.
10. Thai Butternut Squash Soup
If you happen to have butternut squash and love Thai food… this is for you! This Thai Butternut Squash Soup is creamy and coconutty with all your favorite Thai flavors.
Serve it hot with garnishings like crushed peanuts, chopped cilantro and red chili flakes… Yummm.
11. Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut Soup)
Tom Kha Gai, meaning Chicken Coconut Soup, is a popular soup in any Thai restaurant. Now you can make this extremely easy and quick soup right at home.
It’s a creamy, delicious coconut milk based soup with layers and layers of different flavors along with tender chicken and mushrooms.
All you need is a few regular Thai staple ingredients and you can whip this up in no time.
12. Chicken Mami (Filipino Chicken Noodle Soup)
If you’ve been looking for a new chicken noodle soup recipe, here it is! Chicken mami is comfort food with a Filipino twist. In addition to the usual suspects, it has cabbage, carrots and a boiled egg.
13. Bok Choy Soup
Radiant Bok Choy Soup is chock full of immunity-boosting superstars like garlic, ginger, and turmeric.
This delicious creamy vegetable soup is full of healing spices that satisfy your taste buds. You will love this recipe for sure.
14. Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup
Craving some fresh soup loaded with tons of flavors? How about this Thai Red Curry Noddle Soup? Its full of tender bites of chicken, rice noodles, cilantro, basil and lime juice. This cozy bowls happens easy and quick, too. No need for a round to the noodle house.
15. Sizzling Rice Soup
Sizzling Rice Soup features a broth with vegetables, chicken, and shrimp and is topped with toasty crispy rice.
The sizzling and cracking sound of the pipping hot crispy rice as it is poured into the soup is sure to impress your guest.
Now you can make this Chinese restaurant favorite at home.
16. Poached Chicken Chinese Noodle Soup
This Poached Chicken Chinese Noodle Soup recipe is a light Asian soup that is very comforting.
The recipe gives you tips and tricks for perfectly poached chicken that doesn’t get dry or tough.
17. Egg Drop Soup
Egg Drop Soup is a warm, thickened broth, with rich flavors of chicken and beautiful egg ribbons that add the perfect touch for this bowl of soup.
Enjoy this savory, simple to make soup recipe in your home in just minutes.
18. Chinese Hot and Sour Soup
Hot and sour soup is a popular menu item at many Chinese restaurants, but homemade is so much better!
It only takes about 30 minutes to have this super tasty Asian soup on the table!
19. Miso Soup
Miso is perhaps the most popular of Japanese soups. This recipe shows you just how easy it is to make in your own kitchen… about 25 minutes easy!
20. Jjamppong (Korean Seafood Noodle Soup)
Jjamppong is a Korean seafood noodle soup that’s spicy and loaded with flavors.
It gets its kick from gochujang, and is loaded with a variety of seafoods. Definitely one of our favorite Asian soups.
21. Dak Kalguksu (Chicken Noodle Soup)
We’re wrapping up our list with another Korean noodle soup, but this one is of the milder comfort food variety.
The recipe also gives you the option for store bought or homemade noodles, so it can be as easy as you want it!
So there you go, twenty amazing Asian Soup recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?
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- 2 lbs ground pork
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 medium carrots, chopped
- 1/2 small cabbage, chopped into bite sized pieces
- 1/2 small red cabbage, chopped into bite sized pieces
- 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1.5 Tbsp ginger, finely chopped
- 8 cups chicken stock
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce (or tamari sauce)
- 1 Tbsp Hoisin sauce (for keto, you can skip this )
- 1 Tbsp sesame oil
- 1 Tbsp sriracha
- Heat olive oil in a pot over medium high heat. Add chopped onions and carrots and sauté for a few minutes, till the onion gets soft and translucent.
- Add in pork and start cooking the pork by breaking it with a wooden spoon. We prefer to keep the pork a bit chunky. Cook the pork till no longer pink.
- Add chopped ginger and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes.
- Add chicken broth along with soy sauce, hoisin sauce and sriracha.
- Stir in chopped cabbage and bring the soup to a boil. Lower the heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes, or until carrots and cabbage are nice and tender.
- Stir in sesame oil until combined. Taste for seasonings like salt or soy sauce.
- Serve and garnish with sesame seeds, green onions and sriracha.
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