Friday, August 28, 2009

Chicken Noodle Soup


4 Chinese dried mushrooms
250g egg noodles
½ cup (60g) shredded snow peas
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp rice wine
4 cup (1L) chicken stock
1½ cup (250g) shredded cooked skinless chicken meat
½ cup (60g) fresh bean sprouts, rinsed

  • Place mushrooms in small bowl, add boiling water to cover and allow to stand until softened, 10-15 minutes. Drain and squeeze out excess liquid. Thinly slice mushrooms, discarding tough stems.
  • Cook egg noodles as directed on package. Drain and set aside.
  • Place snow peas in bowl and add boiling water to cover. Let stand for 1 minute, then drain. Refresh snow peas immediately in cold water.
  • In wok or saucepan over medium-high heat, warm oil. Add sliced mushrooms and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add noodles, snow peas, soy sauce, rice wine, stock and chicken. Bring to boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Ladle into individual bowls. Garnish each serving with bean sprouts.

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