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Chinese Chicken and Asparagus Soup
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Chicken and asparagus in a delicate broth, topped with fresh cilantro.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 54.5
Total Carbs 1.4 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Sugars 0.5 g
Total Fat 1.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 72.7 mg
Protein 9.4 g
Sodium 105.7 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Cut chicken meat into thin slices, each about the size of a thumb nail, mix with a pinch of salt, then add egg white and finally the cornstarch paste.
  2. Cut off and discard the tough stems of the asparagus. Diagonally cut the tender spears into short, even lengths.
  3. In a wok or large pan, bring the chicken broth to a boil, add the asparagus and bring back to the boil, cooking for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken, stir to separate, and bring back to a boil once more. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  5. Serve hot, garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.

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