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Tofu Soup With Bok Choy
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Simply and easy homemade tofu vegetable soup
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Bok Choy, tofu
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 247 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 box tofu ,either soft or firm
  • 250 g Bok Choy
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 thumb ginger ,shredded
  • 2.5 L water
Dipping sauce
  • 6 long green chili peppers
  • 2-3 red Thai peppers
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 scallion white
  • 1/3 cup of oil ,heated until boiling
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
Dipping sauce
  1. Heat peppers in a wok or casting iron pan until slightly dark browned on surface. Transfer to a crusher and then crush until getting a paste texture.
  2. Transfer the paste to a small bowl, top with garlic and scallion whites. Heat around 1/3 cup of oil until smoky. Pour the hot oil evenly on the paste.
  3. Mix with light soy sauce and sugar. That’s our sauce.
Cook tofu soup
  1. Cut tofu into large pieces. If you do not serve with dipping sauces, you can cut them into small cubes.
  2. In a large pot, add tofu pieces, ginger shreds and 2.5 L water. Bring to a boiling.
  3. Add Bok Choy and drop sesame oil in. Continue cook for 1 minute. Season with salt. Serve immediately with dipping sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Tofu Soup With Bok Choy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 247 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 1237mg 52%
Potassium 195mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 57.3%
Vitamin C 44.1%
Calcium 15.2%
Iron 6.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.