Five Spice Chicken Noodle Soup

To celebrate the week of Thanksgiving, each day, we will be sharing a recipe that is healthy and delicious. The first of the week is Five Spice Chicken Noodle Soup, a delicious appetizer filled with lots of vegetables and protein. The combined prep and cook time for this meal is approximately 50 minutes. This simple, low carb dish feeds four people.

                                                                                                                                                            2 1/2 cup  cold water
  1 1/4 cup  low sodium chicken broth
  1/4 cup  fresh chopped green onion
  2 tsp  low sodium soy sauce
  2 each  medium garlic cloves
  1/4 tsp  Chinese 5-spice powder
  1/8 tsp  ground ginger
  2 cup  chopped bok choy
  1 each  medium red bell peppers
  2 oz  Pasta, somen, dry
  1 1/2 cup  cooked chicken breast, diced


  1. In large saucepan, combine water, chicken broth, green onion, soy sauce, garlic, five-spice powder, and ginger.
  2. Bring to boil. Add bok choy, sweet pepper strips, and somen.
  3. Return soup to boil, and then reduce heat to gentle boil for 4 to 5 minutes, until noodles are tender.
  4. Add chicken. Stir until heated thoroughly. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 124.7
Total Carbs 6.9 g
Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
Sugars 2.0 g
Total Fat 2.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 303.7 mg
Protein 16.7 g
Sodium 369.0 mg


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