Corn and Chicken Soup

Instead of chives, try thinly shredded lettuce or cabbage.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 12 oz. corn kernels
  • 1 Tbsp. sake
  • 1 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • ½ lb. cooked chicken breast
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chives

Directions

  • In a soup pot, bring the broth to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and add the corn. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the sake, curry powder, salt, and sugar, simmering for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Slice the chicken into thin shreds. Place the chicken in a bowl and stir in the egg white and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the whole egg and the sesame oil.
  • In a small pan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Toss in the chicken mixture and cook for 20 seconds. Remove the chicken with a slotted spoon and drain the pan. Add the chicken to the broth-corn mixture. Gradually whisk in the sesame oil mixture. Take off heat and allow to sit briefly. Garnish with chives and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 12 oz. corn kernels
  • 1 Tbsp. sake
  • 1 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • ½ lb. cooked chicken breast
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chives

Directions

  • In a soup pot, bring the broth to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and add the corn. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the sake, curry powder, salt, and sugar, simmering for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Slice the chicken into thin shreds. Place the chicken in a bowl and stir in the egg white and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the whole egg and the sesame oil.
  • In a small pan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Toss in the chicken mixture and cook for 20 seconds. Remove the chicken with a slotted spoon and drain the pan. Add the chicken to the broth-corn mixture. Gradually whisk in the sesame oil mixture. Take off heat and allow to sit briefly. Garnish with chives and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium1520mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Protein24g