Pork-and-Tofu Soup Recipe

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Tiffany Published: April 7, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Pork-and-Tofu Soup

This tofu soup is loaded with tender pork chops and veggies, all simmered in a spicy-tangy broth, for a belly-filling dinner meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1cuprice
  • 2tbspcooking oil
  • 1lbpork chops,boneless
  • 3scallions
  • 3garlic cloves
  • ¼tspcayenne
  • ½tsppaprika
  • 5cupswater
  • 2celery ribs
  • 1zucchini
  • ¾tspsalt
  • 4tspsoy sauce
  • 4tspasian sesame oil
  • 1tspwhite vinegar,or rice-wine
  • 1lbfirm tofu
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper


  1. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Stir in the rice and boil for 10 to 12 minutes until just done. Drain.

  2. In a large pot, heat the oil over moderately high heat. Add the pork, the scallion bulbs, the garlic, cayenne, and paprika and cook, stirring frequently, for about 2 minutes, until the pork starts to brown. Add the water, celery, zucchini, and salt.

  3. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, for 15 to 20 minutes, until the vegetables and pork are tender.

  4. Stir in the soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, tofu, and pepper and cook for 5 minutes more.

  5. Stir the scallion tops into the soup. Put a mound of rice in the center of each of four bowls.

  6. Ladle the soup around the rice, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 657.50kcal
  • Fat: 32.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.13g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.97g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.80g
  • Fiber: 3.98g
  • Sugar: 1.84g
  • Protein: 46.19g
  • Cholesterol: 78.24mg
  • Sodium: 840.13mg
  • Calcium: 841.06mg
  • Potassium: 954.00mg
  • Iron: 4.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 26.66µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.52mg
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