Beef and Daikon Radish Soup

By Whisper of Yum
  • Total Time:
    1 hour 40 minutes
  • Servings:


  • ¾ lb beef chuck steak, ½ inch thick slices
  • 8 cups water
  • ¾ lb daikon radish, cut into ¼ inch thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  • ¼ cup garlic minced
  • 4 green onion, white + green parts sliced

For serving

  • jasmine rice
  • sliced green onion


  1. Add water and daikon radish to a medium-sized dutch oven and bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  2. Add sliced beef, fish sauce, soy sauce, garlic, and kosher salt. Bring to a boil, then lower to a to medium-high heat and cook for 45 minutes.
  3. Lower heat to a simmer, add green onion and cook an additional 25 minutes minutes on.
  4. Taste soup and adjust seasoning. Add more fish sauce and kosher needed.
  5. Serve with steamed jasmine rice on the side and top soup with sliced green onion.