| Register  | FAQ  | Search | Login 
It is currently Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:29 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:56 am 
Thinks Plants Have Feelings
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Tue Oct 26, 2010 10:10 pm
Posts: 60
Location: Buffalo, MN
My kids likes those Asian rice noodle soup bowls from Trader Joe's, and I'd like to make some at home instead of buying the prepackaged stuff. Does anyone have an Asian powdered broth recipe they can share with me? I'd like to come up with a powdered broth mix to have on hand and just add it to a bowl of boiling water with noodles and veggies.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:59 pm 
Addicted to B12 Enemas
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 08, 2010 4:17 pm
Posts: 258
I'm glad you started this thread. I've been thinking about trying to make a homemade version of those bowls, too, so I can keep supplies on hand at the office for quick lunches. I don't mind the cost of the prepackaged soup bowls from Trader Joe's, but the salt, and the waste generated by the packaging bother me. I'm not talented at inventing recipes, though, so I hope someone else has some suggestions!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:09 pm 
Thinks Plants Have Feelings
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Tue Oct 26, 2010 10:10 pm
Posts: 60
Location: Buffalo, MN
Those are the two things that were bothering me too. I have found many liquid broth recipes, but I can't find anything powdered. I did find this one though that I might try with dry ingredients (garlic powder, ginger, vegan chicken bouillon) and just add water to it: http://avirtuouswoman.org/2011/07/08/as ... roth-soup/

I'll post back if it turns out.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:43 am 
used to bullseye womp rats in my T-16
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:07 pm
Posts: 1574
Location: Watertown, MA
Oh let us know how it turns out! I was thinking of trying to come up with some vegan broth powder mixes myself.

_________________
blog! twitter! facebook! etsy!
xgfx - Review Squadron Team!
My vulva serves at least 50 people, if you know what I'm sayin'. - just mumbles
The day Joy stops coming out of my anus is the day that something else awesome stops doing whatever it is also doing. - Mars


Top
 Profile WWW  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:12 pm 
Tofu Pup Forever
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:35 am
Posts: 15
Location: Arizona
Found this in my recipe database dated March 2003. No idea where it came from (and I always credit authors), so it was possibly included in an online recipe archive. An Asian-style recipe is included in the directions.

Bulk Homemade Vegan "Chicken" Noodle Soup Mix
Serving Size : 16 Preparation Time :0:00

MIX:
1 cup chicken-like vegetarian broth powder (well-stirred)
1 cup dried soup vegetable flakes
1 cup dried textured soy protein (tsp or tvp) granules
1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes
3 tablespoons dried onion flakes
4 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon freshly-ground pepper
1 teaspoon garlic granules or powder

Stir the mix well before measuring!

FOR EACH SERVING MADE WITHOUT COOKING FACILITIES: Measure out a scant 1/4 c. and place in a cup or a bowl along with 1/4 c. broken fine rice stick vermicelli noodles OR vegan ramen type noodles (they are sometimes known as "steam-fried Chinese noodles"). (These have to be vegan noodles, like the rice vermicelli, or a pre-cooked type of dry wheat noodle that will cook just with soaking in boiling water.) Cover with 1 c. boiling water, cover, and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

OR, IF YOU ARE ABLE TO COOK THIS IN A POT OR MICROWAVE: Measure out a scant 1/4 c. mix and place in a small pot (or microwave-proof bowl with plenty of room for boiling up) along with 1/4 c. broken Italian vermicelli (very thin spaghetti-type pasta). Cover with 1 c. hot water, bring to a boil, then turn down and simmer just until the pasta is cooked. Or cook in the microwave for about 2 minutes, or until the pasta is tender.

ASIAN-STYLE NOODLE SOUP MIX: Use the broken fine rice stick vermicelli noodles. Omit yeast and use 1/2 c. powdered dried Chinese or shiitake mushrooms (remove stems and powder in a DRY blender) instead. Add 1 tsp. powdered ginger and (optional) 1 tsp. dulse or nori seaweed flakes.

SUGGESTION: Each 1/4 c. of mix 1/4 c. of noodles for each serving can be measured out and mixed in a small zip-lock bag, or in a square of plastic wrap gathered up with a twist-tie; then all the bags placed in a container.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:40 pm 
Emotionally Allergic to Dairy
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Sun Oct 24, 2010 11:28 pm
Posts: 3178
Location: San Francisco
meritra wrote:
1 cup chicken-like vegetarian broth powder (well-stirred)


Where does one find such a thing? Any suggested brand?

I currently used Better Than Bouillon, but that's not powder, and no "chicken" flavor, but I'd really like to find something like this for assorted purposes.

_________________
Your heart is a muscle the size of a fist
Keep loving, keep fighting

Be the trouble you want to see in the world.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 5:59 am 
Making Threats to Punks Again
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:38 am
Posts: 1145
Location: Windmill row
I make my own. Bryanna Clark Grogan has a very easy and cheap recipe: http://veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.nl/20 ... batch.html

_________________
Can you read Dutch? Kom eens kijken op Vegetus!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:06 am 
Writes Vegan Haiku
Offline

Joined: Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:36 pm
Posts: 29
Here are a couple more vegan chicken/poultry style broth mix recipes:

Miyoko's Light Yeast Flavoring (part of the Unturkey Recipe) http://www.artisanveganlife.com/will-the-real-unturkey-please-stand-up/

Weekly Vegan Menu "VA Chicken-Style Broth Mix" https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1NevzQfy1ZUv5cm3t2jjAzoDq8BlW9TSeUCn3YlJAGdE


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 1:52 pm 
Tofu Pup Forever
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:35 am
Posts: 15
Location: Arizona
DarthCupcake wrote:
meritra wrote:
1 cup chicken-like vegetarian broth powder (well-stirred)


Where does one find such a thing? Any suggested brand?


McKay's or Bill's Best "Chicknish" (something like that) are supposed to be pretty good. I've been able to buy it in stores that sell it in bulk bins, as well.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:23 pm 
Drinks Wild Tofurkey
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:25 pm
Posts: 2981
Location: Sacramento
I've found big cans of it at Asian grocery stores. I can't remember the brand off the top of my head, but it's a yellow can with a picture of a chicken on it. It's WAY salty, though.

_________________
grocery budget blog


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: asian broth powder mix?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:09 pm 
Kitchens Planning Manchester
User avatar
Offline

Joined: Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:16 am
Posts: 2540
Location: SF Bay area
DarthCupcake wrote:
meritra wrote:
1 cup chicken-like vegetarian broth powder (well-stirred)


Where does one find such a thing? Any suggested brand?

I currently used Better Than Bouillon, but that's not powder, and no "chicken" flavor, but I'd really like to find something like this for assorted purposes.


Rainbow grocery has it in their bulk section! So does Berkeley Bowl. My local whole foods has also started carrying the bulk stuff.

_________________
http://hotveganchickpeas.wordpress.com (food blog)
http://baybalcony.wordpress.com (gardening blog)


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic  [ 11 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: akasha, Yahoo [Bot] and 7 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Template made by DEVPPL/ThatBigForum and fancied up by What Cheer