Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup

  • 2MINS
  • 8MINS
  • 142KCAL

This Lemongrass and Ginger Rice Noodle Soup is a slimming friendly, veggie packed dish that’s low in calories and Weight Watchers Points!

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories142
  • Carbs16g
  • Protein1g
  • Fat0.2g
  • Saturates0.02g
  • Sugars1g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

This Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup is really quick and easy to make and is perfect for if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

Packed full of veggies and low on calories and Points, this recipe is fantastic for those nights when you get home from work with absolutely no inspiration, or inclination to cook anything more complicated than a bowl of cereal.

A little fresh lime, chilli and some vegetable stock help to balance this recipe and create a beautifully warming, tingly dish. Want a bit more kick to your soup? You can add as much or as little chilli as you’d like and why not experiment by adding chicken or beef as well?

The only limitation to this dish is your imagination!

What diets is this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup suitable for?

This Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup recipe is suitable for vegetarian, vegan and dairy free diets.

It can be made gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;

  • Vegetable stock

This recipe should also be vegan, but please make sure to double check the following ingredients;

  • Vegetable stock (some brands are vegan, but please double check whichever you choose as ingredients can vary)

Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup recipe?

  • You need to count 6 Points per portion of this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 6 Points per portion of this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 6 Points per portion of this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup?

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We’ve used Lazy Garlic and Lazy Ginger to help make this recipe super quick and easy to prepare and you should be able to find these in your local supermarket.

How many calories are in this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup?

There are 142 calories per portion in this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Fry the chilli, garlic, ginger and the lemongrass stalk for a minute or so in a little low calorie cooking spray.

Step 2

Add the veg and fry for a few more minutes.

Step 3

Pour in the stock and add the noodles. Stir and cook for 2 -3 minutes until the noodles are cooked.

Step 4

Transfer to serving bowls and squeeze over the juice of the lime.

What could I serve with this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup?

We absolutely love this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup when served as a starter before the following dishes:

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How do you know when this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup is cooked?

You should cook your Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup until the vegetables are tender (around 5 minutes) and the rice noodles are cooked through (between 2 – 3 minutes).

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup?

No, we don’t recommend freezing this recipe

How do I reheat this Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Lemongrass & Ginger Rice Noodle Soup

This Lemongrass and Ginger Rice Noodle Soup is a slimming friendly, veggie packed dish that’s low in calories and Weight Watchers Points!
  • Prep Time
    2 MINS
  • Cook Time
    8 MINS
  • KCals 142
  • Carbs 16G
WW Points
  • 6 Green
  • 6 Blue
  • 6 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 bag stir fry veg
  • 100 g rice noodles
  • 750 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 chilli deseeded and chopped
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 stalk lemongrass bashed with the back of a knife until it is roughly crushed
  • 1 tsp Lazy Garlic
  • 2 tsp Lazy Ginger
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Fry the chilli, garlic, ginger and the lemongrass stalk for a minute or so in a little low calorie cooking spray
  2. Add the veg and fry for a few more minutes
  3. Pour in the stock and add the noodles. Stir and cook for 2 -3 minutes until the noodles are cooked
  4. Transfer to serving bowls and squeeze over the juice of the lime

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