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Pork soup with soba noodles in a dark soup bowl topped with a soft boiled egg.

Easy Leftover Pork Soup

Use up your leftover pork tenderloin for this Easy Leftover Pork Soup! Chinese five spice is the flavor bomb in this delicious soba noodle soup. Top with a soft-boiled egg for pure perfection!

  • Total Time: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 1x


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  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup oyster mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ounces cooked soba noodles
  • 4 green onions, sliced (extra for topping)
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (extra for topping)
  • Sliced Chinese Five Spice Pork Tenderloin*
  • 1 soft boiled egg, sliced in half


  1. Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a heavy soup pot. Add the garlic and onion and cook 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the carrots and ginger another 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook another 5 minutes until onions are translucent.
  3. Pour in the chicken broth, soy sauce, and pepper. Stir well to combine. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the green onions and cilantro.
  5. To assemble: Place the cooked soba noodles at the bottom of a large soup bowl. Ladle in the soup. Add the pork tenderloin to the soup. Top with eggs. Garnish with green onions and cilantro.


  • Author: Asian Caucasian
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Asian Fusion


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 326
  • Sugar: 4.5 g
  • Sodium: 419.9 mg
  • Fat: 11.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.8 g
  • Protein: 23.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 83.3 mg