Healthy Chinese Chicken Soup

Healthy Chinese Chicken Soup
  • Servings: 8

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About this Recipe

This soul warming Asian soup is loaded with protein and vegetables. Whether under the weather, on a diet or just looking for a healthy meal choice this lovely soup fits the bill.


1 tbsp (15 mL) Vegetable oil
2 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into ½ inch (1 cm) pieces
2 cups (500 mL) Shitake mushrooms, stems removed, thinly sliced
2 Carrots, julienned
1 (227 mL) Can bamboo shoots, drained, julienned
8 (2 L) Chicken broth
2 tbsp (30 mL) Red wine vinegar
2 tbsp (30 mL) Rice vinegar
1 tbsp (15 mL) Soy sauce
1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) Sugar
1 1/2 tbsp (20 mL) Cornstarch
1 Egg, beaten
3 Green Onions, thinly sliced
Chopped fresh cilantro


HEAT oil in a large pot over medium-high. Add chicken and cook 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Add mushrooms and continue to cook for 1-2 minutes. Add carrots, bamboo shoots, tofu and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

WHISK together vinegars, soy, sugar and cornstarch. Stir into soup and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Slowly drizzle in the beaten egg while stirring allowing it to scramble in the soup. Add green onions.

SERVE garnished with cilantro.


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