Low-Carb Saimin

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Recipe by Pikake21

This uses shirataki--a noodle-shaped tofu, which is low in carbs and is made out of yam flour. It's a great substitute for those who are trying to do the low-carb thing, because it can be used for soup, sukiyaki, pasta, etc. Featured on the HonoluluAdvertiser.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, add water and bring to a boil.
  2. Sprinkle in the broth and lower the heat.
  3. Add the baby bok choy and allow to heat to blanch the greens.
  4. In another saucepan, cook the tofu shirataki according to the directions on the package.
  5. Divide the tofu shirataki in saimin bowls and top with fish cake, shiitake and green onions.
  6. Pour the soup with the vegetables over the garnished noodles.
  7. Serve hot.
  8. Spice it up with a togarashi.

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