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Street Noodle Soup with shrimp

This street style soup is great for a quick and delicious weeknight meal! You can add other vegetables if preferred and swap the shrimp for another protein as well.
Course Dinner, lunch, Soup
Cuisine Asian, Thai, Vietnamese


  • 2 cups rice noodles soak in warm water to soften and drain
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 7 cups water
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 1/2 tbsp ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp miso paste
  • 3 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp chilli garlic paste (sambal)
  • 2 tsp hoisin sauce
  • 600 g frozen shrimp (2 bags at 300 g) thawed and peeled
  • 2 1/2 cups napa cabbage shredded
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli cut up in florets
  • 1 cup snow peas

Toppings (optional)

  • 1 tbsp kimchi for garnish
  • 1 tbsp scallions for garnish


Prepare rice noodles

  • In a medium size bowl, add rice noodles with warm water and allow noodles to soften for 5-10 min. Make sure noodles aren't too soft, drain water and set aside.


  • In a large saucepan, add water, chicken broth, garlic, ginger and miso paste and cook on high heat to bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 10 min.
  • Add sesame oil, soy sauce, chilli garlic paste, and hoisin sauce. Stir and simmer for 2 min.
  • Add shrimp and cook for 4-5 min. Stir in remaining vegetables and simmer for another 2-3 min and remove from heat.

Assemble soup

  • In a medium size bowl, add handful of noodles (aprox 1 cup), and pour over soup with shrimp and vegetables over noodles. Season to taste and add spices like chilli flakes or sriracha if you like it spicy.
  • Garnish with kimchi and scallions and enjoy with a spoon, fork and/or chopsticks!
Keyword noodle soup, seafood soup, shrimp