Oriental Chicken Soup

Oriental Chicken Soup adds a truly international flavor to complete our selection of chicken soups. Using ingredients such as fresh ginger and Hoisin sauce you are ensured the sweet and sour taste of Asia in your own dining room. Submitted by David McCarthy, Australia

Ingredients

  • 6 cup chicken stock or canned chicken broth
  • 1 slice fresh ginger, julienned
  • 2 bunch green onions (spring onions) diagonally sliced to 1/2-in (12mm) pieces
  • 2 celery stalks cut diagonally in thin slices
  • 2 cup cooked chicken, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 can sliced water chestnuts (8oz) drain
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper

Method

Put the chicken stock in a soup pot and set over high heat. Add the ginger, green onions and celery. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.

Add the chicken, soy sauce and hoisin sauce and simmer 5 minutes.

Add the water chestnuts.

Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper.

Serve hot.

May be made a day in advance or freeze for future use.

Serves 6 to 8

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