What you need: 3 cloves garlic 2 1/2 Tbsp fresh grated ginger 1/2 Jalapeno- sliced 6 star aninse pods 2 cinnamon sticks 3 lemongrass stalks - chopped 3 leeks- trimmed and sliced 2 ribs celery- chopped 4 carrots- chopped 4 shiitake mushrooms- thinly sliced 1/4 cup soy sauce or tamari 2 tsp pepper 2 tsp pink salt 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil 10 cups water
Method: Prepare your ingredients as listed above. Add everything into a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Then lower heat to simmer, cover and cook for 3-4 hours. Then strain out the ingredients and discard. Thats it! delicious!