Coriander Chinese Parsley
One of the most versatile herbs as all parts of the plant - roots, stems, leaves and seeds - can be used in cooking. Native to the Mediterranean and western Asia, coriander is an essential ngredient in Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese and Indian cuisines.
How To Grow
Sow seeds 5mm (¼in) deep in a well-prepared bed or container, directly where they are to grow. Cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist. Sow thinly in rows 30cm (12in) apart. Cover with 5mm (¼in) of fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist.
When To Plant
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Thai Rice Soup
- 2 cups Thai soup stock or chicken broth
- 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
- 100g pork or chicken, coarsely chopped
- 1 cup cooked Jasmine Rice
- 2 tablespoons Fish Sauce
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
- Fresh coriander leaves
- Bring stock to boil in a saucepan on medium-high heat. Add celery, ginger and white pepper. Add the meat, a little at a time, stirring to break it up. Stir in cooked rice and fish sauce; simmer 5 to 7 minutes or until meat is cooked through.
- Stir fry garlic in oil until golden brown and crisp. Drain on paper towels.
- Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle with crisp garlic and fresh coriander leaves.