The Chinese believe cold drinks are harmful to the digestive system, so soup is served not as a first course, but as a beverage with a meal. Because it's more readily available than fresh ginseng, we tested the recipe with ginseng tea.
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2002
Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke and Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
188 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 6.1g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 2.5g; protein 18.2g; carbohydrates 16.9g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 36mg; iron 0.9mg; sodium 209mg; calcium 33mg.