Spicy Pork Miso Soup

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