Chinese Cucumber Pork And Chicken Soup Recipe

Chinese Cucumber Pork And Chicken Soup makes for a great tasting appetizer. The unique combination of the ingredients, impart a distinct taste to this soup. Include this Chinese Cucumber Pork And Chicken Soup in your next party menu, and I bet, you will have your guests calling for the recipe.

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Chicken stock3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
 Fresh ginger1 , peeled (1 Thick Piece)
 Cucumber1
 Pork tenderloin6 (Thin Slices)
 Cornstarch2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 5108 Calories from Fat 1353

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 150 g230.8%

Saturated Fat 50.1 g250.4%

Trans Fat 1.5 g

Cholesterol 2734.4 mg

Sodium 2451.8 mg102.2%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 0.3 g1.2%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 871 g1742.1%

Vitamin A 2.3% Vitamin C 2.3%

Calcium 26.1% Iron 228.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1 In a pan, bring the chicken stock to a boil along with the slice of ginger in it.
2 Wash the cucumber and cut off the ends.
3 Run the potato peeler lightly over the skin to remove just the outermost tough layer.
4 Cut lengthwise into quarters and then into matchstick strips.
5 Shred the pork into very thin strips.

MAKING
6 In a bowl, place the pork strips and dust with the cornstarch mixed with 1 tsp salt.
7 Rub it gently into the pieces of meat.
8 When the chicken stock comes to a boil, add the pork and simmer gently for 4 minutes.
9 Add the cucumber and simmer for another 3 minutes.
10 Taste and correct the seasoning.
11 Remove and discard the piece of ginger.

SERVING
12 Pour into individual soup bowls, and serve hot.
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