American-Oriental Chicken Soup

Course : Chicken
Serves: 6
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6 cups chicken stock or canned chicken broth
1 slice fresh ginger -- (2 inch), julienned
2 bunches green onions diagonally sliced into 1/2-in pieces
2 medium celery stalks cut diagonally in thin slices
2 cups cooked chicken torn into bite-sized pieces
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
1 can sliced water chestnuts -- (8oz) drained
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Preparation / Directions:

PUT THE CHICKEN STOCK in a soup pot and set over high heat. Add the ginger, green onions and celery. Bring to the 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 ahead a day. This freezes fine for a leftover. Don't freeze it for making an impression. Makes 6 to 8 Servin


Nutritional Information:

114 Calories (kcal); 2g Total Fat; (21% calories from fat); 16g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 40mg Cholesterol; 2553mg Sodium

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