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Lucky Chinese Soup

Health JANUARY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
  • Cook time: 11 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 53mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 279mg
  • Calcium: 38mg
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