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.

Ingredients
                                                                                                                                                            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

Directions

  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

 

Photo from: http://www.countryliving.com

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