Noodle Soup with Marinated Pork

Ingredients (For 2 people)

  • 2 pork steaks

For the soup

  • 2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp dried coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 nests dried egg noodles
  • 4 big lettuce leaves
  • 4 spring onions
  • Chinese five spice and salt to taste
  • Sriracha sauce to finish

For the marinade

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp garlic granules
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp chili flakes
  • Lemon juice to taste


Marinade the pork (At least an hour before)

  1. Mix all the marinade ingredients and add more of anything if you think it needs it.
  2. Chop the pork into bite sized pieces and coat well with the marinade.
  3. Cover and put in the fridge for at least an hour or two.


  1. Half fill a medium saucepan with cold water.
  2. Add the chilli flakes, coriander, sesame oil, soy sauce and garlic and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the noodles.
  4. Pan fry the pork for 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
  5. Add the pork, lettuce and spring onions to the soup.
  6. Fry 2 eggs.
  7. Season the soup with salt and Chinese five spice if needed.
  8. Serve in deep bowls topped with a fried egg and sriracha sauce.

To drink…

Fiery ginger beer