Lucky Chinese Soup

lucky-chinese-soup Recipe

Photo: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Molly Fitzsimons/Big Leo Productions


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

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 100
Fat 5 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 10 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 279 mg
Calcium 38 mg


3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup thinly sliced shiitake mushroom caps (about 2 ounces)
1 cup cubed firm tofu (about 6 ounces)
1/2 cup canned sliced bamboo shoots, drained
1/2 tablespoon fish sauce
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup minced green onions
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili oil
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon sugar


1. Bring broth to a boil in covered 2-quart saucepan; add mushroom slices, tofu, and bamboo shoots. Return to a boil; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes.

2. Remove from heat; stir in the fish sauce and remaining ingredients.


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