Oriental-Style Maple Syrup Meal-Soup
Comments: For a thicker soup, mix in some boiled drained noodles or rice.
Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 10 minutes
285 calories
Carbohydrates : 29 g
Lipids : 13 g
Excellent source vitamin A
Servings: 4
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] browned sesame seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] freshly chopped ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 cup [250 mL] minced shiitake or other mushrooms
  • 1 cup [250 mL] halved sugar peas
  • 1 cup [250 mL] minced carrots
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] sweet red pepper strips, membranes removed and seeded
  • 4 cups [1 L] chicken broth
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] rice or cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup [60 mL] maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] crushed chiles [optional]
  • 3 tablespoons [45 mL] freshly chopped coriander
  • 1/2 pound [227 g] firm bean curd, into strips or diced
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Into a large casserole, heat together olive oiland browned sesame seed oil over medium heat.
  • Brown together freshly chopped ginger, chopped garlic and minced onion.
  • Add minced mushrooms, halved sugar peas, minced carrots and sweet red pepper strips.
  • Stir-fry vegetables over low heat for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Pour in chicken broth then bring mixture to a boil.
  • Mix together beaten egg, soy sauce, tomato paste, rice or cider vinegar, maple syrup, crushed chiles if desired, and freshly chopped coriander.
  • Add to hot chicken broth mixture, stirring.
  • Add bean curd strips or dices.
  • Salt and pepper to taste, before serving.