Hot and Sour Soup with Shrimp

Randy Mayor
Enjoy a bowl of Asian-inspired seafood soup in just 35 minutes. Fresh lemon juice lends the soup a tangy, sour flavor. Add more juice, if you like.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 233
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 4.7 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 38 g
Carbohydrate 9.4 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 252 mg
Iron 5.7 mg
Sodium 736 mg
Calcium 98 mg

Ingredients

3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup presliced mushrooms
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 (8-ounce) can sliced bamboo shoots, drained
2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
8 ounces reduced-fat firm tofu, drained and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1 large egg white, beaten
1/4 teaspoon chili oil
2 tablespoons chopped green onions

Preparation

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add juice, pepper, shrimp, and tofu to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes or until shrimp are almost done. Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl, stirring until smooth. Add cornstarch mixture to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly with a whisk. Slowly drizzle egg white into pan, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in chili oil and onions.

Note:

October 2006