Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Soups)

Tiger Lily and Soy Bean Soup Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

1 1/2 liters

100 g


50 g



2 slices

1/4 teaspoon

Vegetable stock, or plain water

Soy beans, picked through for grit,

rinsed and soaked overnight, then drained

Dried tiger lily buds or golden needles mushrooms,

washed, tough bases trimmed

Chinese red dates, washed, pits removed


Salt, to taste

Method :
  • Bring stock or water to a full boil in a large pot.

  • Add soy beans. Return to the boil, then cover, lower heat and simmer slowly for 1 hour.

  • Add tiger lily buds and red dates, bring the soup to the boil again and boil for 15 minutes.

  • Add salt to taste, then transfer to soup tureen, garnish with fresh coriander, and serve.

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