William (Uncle Bill) Anatooskin's Note:
This recipe was given to me in 1981 by a famous Chinese Cook. A very light but tasty broth like soup.
My Private Note
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- 4 ounces cooked chicken breasts, shredded
- 1 teaspoon tapioca starch
- 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon Chinese wine
- 5 cups water
- 4 dried Chinese mushrooms, soaked and shredded
- 1/4 cup bamboo shoot, shredded
- 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
- 1/4 teaspoon shredded fresh gingerroot
- 1 tablespoon chicken soup base or 1 chicken bouillon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
- 4 drops sesame seed oil
- 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon Accent seasoning or 1/4 teaspoon msg (optional)
- 2 tablespoons tapioca starch
- 1/3 cup water
- 1Cook chicken breasts on a grill until just done, about 3 to 4 minutes.
- 2Shred chicken and place in a mixing bowl.
- 3In a small bowl, mix together 1 teaspoon of tapioca starch, light soy sauce and Chinese cooking wine.
- 4Pour mixture over shredded chicken, mix well and marinate for 15 minutes.
- 5In a small bowl, soak Chinese mushrooms until soft.
- 6Shred or cut mushrooms very thin.
- 7In a large saucepan, add 5 cups of water; bring to boil.
- 8Add marinated chicken and marinate, shredded bamboo shoots, chopped green onion, shredded ginger root, and cook for 5 minutes.
- 9Add chicken soup base, salt, sugar, dark soy sauce, sesame seed oil, white pepper and Accent.
- 10Cook for 3 minutes.
- 11In a small bowl, mix together tapioca starch and 1/3 cup water until smooth.
- 12While soup is still boiling, add tapioca starch mixture to soup, stirring constantly until soup thickens slightly.
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Nutritional Facts for Shredded Chicken Soup
Serving Size: 1 (249 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 50.7
- Calories from Fat 18
- Total Fat 2.0 g
- Saturated Fat 0.5 g
- Cholesterol 12.1 mg
- Sodium 747.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 3.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
- Sugars 1.5 g
- Protein 5.0 g
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