Chunky vegetable and beef miso. Picture / Babiche Martens.

Recipe: Chunky vegetable and beef miso

Serves 4

• 1 litre chicken stock or water
• ¼ cup miso paste
• 1 Tbsp grated ginger
• 1 Tbsp oyster sauce
• 1 Tsp sesame oil
• 1 carrot, cut into thin strips
• 1 cup broccoli florets
• 2 heads bok choy, sliced
• 100g tofu, cut into cubes
• 300g cooked noodles
• 1 Tbsp oil
• 200g sirloin, sliced thinly
• Salt and pepper to season

To serve
• 1 spring onion, sliced thinly, 
• ¼ cup chopped coriander

1. Place the stock or water, miso, ginger, oyster sauce and sesame oil in a large pot. Bring to a simmer whisking to mix the flavours.

2. Add the carrot and broccoli, cook for 2 minutes, then add the bok choy, tofu and noodles. Simmer for a further 3 minutes until the vegetables are cooked, but a little crunch remains.

3. Heat the oil in a frying pan to hot. Pan-fry the beef for 30 seconds each side. Add to the soup. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Serve hot with spring onion and coriander.

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