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Southeast Asian Soup

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  1. Warm the oil in a large saucepan or stockpot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrots, and celery and cook until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the broth, coconut milk, ginger, chilies, garlic, and salt. Increase heat to high and bring to a simmer. Add the bean sprouts, cabbage, chicken breast, and rice noodles. Cook just until the noodles and cabbage are tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Before serving, stir in cilantro leaves and fish sauce. Serve with lime wedges. 
By February, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 294
  • Calcium 153mg
  • Carbohydrate 39g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Fat 10g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Iron 3mg
  • Protein 18mg
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Sodium 1156mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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The easiest and most efficient way to peel ginger is to use a vegetable peeler.

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