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Vietnamese Chicken Meatball Noodle Soup



5 portion(s)


  • 500 g chicken thighs cubed
  • 4 spring onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cm piece ginger, fresh
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce


  • 1 red chilli, deseeded, roughly chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 cm piece ginger, fresh
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1000 g chicken stock liquid
  • 400 g water
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 lemon, juice of


  • 200 g Rice Vermicelli Noodles
  • 1 bunch Bok Choy/Pak Choy
  • 100-200 g Other mixed veggies, eg. broccoli, carrots, cabbage, roughly chopped
  • bean sprouts, (to garnish)
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place cubed chicken, spring onions, coriander, pepper, ginger and fish sauce into mixing bowl and press briefly 3-5 times/2 sec/Closed lidTurbo.


    Form into small meatballs and place into Varoma.

  2. Describe the preparation steps of your recipe

  3. Soup
  4. Without washing bowl, add garlic, chili and remaining ginger and chop 3 sec/speed 7.


    Scrap down sides. Add oil and sauté 3 min/100C/speed 1.


    Add stock, water, star anise, brown sugar, soy sauce and fish sauce and cook 6 min/90C/speed 1.


    Place Varoma in place and cook 12 min/Varoma/speed 1.

  5. Noodles & Veggies
  6. Place noodles into simmering basket and pak choy and other veggies into top level of varoma tray. Insert simmering basket and cook for a further 6 min/Varoma /speed 1. Stir through lemon juice into the soup before serving.


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  • This was so full of flavour

    Submitted by Susiei on 5. May 2016 - 17:31.

    This was so full of flavour we loved it 

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  • Delicious!  Great recipe,

    Submitted by tam1979 on 10. March 2016 - 21:49.


    Great recipe, easy to follow and full of flavour, I added too much chilli unfortunately and my kids didn't like it but we enjoyed it.. 

    Thank you 

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  • This Soup was great - We left

    Submitted by BelyndaSmith19 on 12. February 2016 - 20:13.

    This Soup was great - We left out the chilli as we dont like it that spicey and it was delicious!

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