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Home-Made "Cup-A-Soup"

20 minutes
4 servings
Rice vermicelli soup accompanied by vegetables and shrimp. All served in your Starfrit Lock&Lock lunch container. Easy to bring to work, all that is needed is hot water.


  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tbsp Chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp Roasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Fresh ginger
  • 3 cups Boiling water
  • 1 tbsp Nuoc Mam (Fish Sauce)
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 Star anise
  • 2 cups Matane shrimps
  • 4 Portions Rice vermicelli
  • 3/4 cup Sprouted soybeans
  • 8 leaves Mint
  • 8 leaves Fresh cilantro
  • 4  Lime wedges


  • In a skillet, heat the sesame oil and sweat the minced onions.  
  • Add the shrimp and cook for another 3-4 minutes.  
  • Season with salt and pepper.  
  • Add the garlic, ginger, fish sauce, coriander and star anis.  
  • Add the sugar.  
  • Combine well and let cook for a few minutes.
  • Place the rice noodles in the bottom of your Lock&Lock box and transfer the prepared mix on top.  
  • Garnish with cillantro and mint leaves. 
  • Finalise with soy beans.  
  • When ready to eat, pour boiling water in the box so as to cook the noodles instantly.

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