Spicy Pork Miso Soup

The ingredient list may look intimidating, but even the most junior cook can whip up this delicious soup.
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Spicy Pork Miso Soup

Recipe by Alexa Weibel

Start to FinishServings

25 minutes



  • 3/4 lb. ground pork

  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced

  • 3 star anise pods

  • 2 tsp. Szechuan peppercorns, crushed

  • 3/4 tsp. granulated onion

  • 8 cups chicken stock

  • 3 tbsp. red miso

  • 24 oz. fresh egg noodles, cooked

  • 5 oz. baby spinach

  • 2/3 cup fresh cilantro


In wide saucepan, cook first 5 ingredients over medium-high, stirring and breaking up pork with spoon, until browned, about 6 minutes; season. Add stock and miso; boil for 10 minutes. Discard star anise. Stir in noodles and spinach. Divide among bowls; top with cilantro.