Mandarin Soup

Mandarin Soup is a popular Chinese Soups and Stews
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Soups and Stews
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Slow Cook
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Serves 2
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1 cup - raw Chicken meat, cut into thin strips

1 cup - Mushrooms sliced

1/2 cup - carrots, sliced

1 cup - sliced Celery

1/2 cup - sliced Spinach

8 cups - Chicken stock

1 tsp - ajinomotto

1 egg, slightly beaten

2 tbsps - cornstarch

salt and pepper to taste

sesame oil


  1. Heat 4 tbsps. of sesame oil and fry the chicken to a red colour. Add all the vegetables with the exception of spinach, fry for a few minutes then cover tightly and cook till the vegetables are almost done.
  2. Pour in the stock and add spinach and ajinomotto and cook for 5 mins.
  3. Then add cornstarch made into a thin paste with little water.
  4. Cook till soup turns little thick, mix in the egg and stir quickly for 1 minute.
  5. Remove from fire and season it with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve piping hot.

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