Sherry's chow mein chicken soup

sherry monfils


I caught a cold a couple of days ago and was craving chicken soup but wanted something a little different than chicken noodle soup. I looked through my cabinets and refrigerator and came up with this soup. It hit the spot very nicely!


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25 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 c
    cooked, cubed chicken breast
  • 2
    celery stalks, sliced thin
  • 1 c
    sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 c
    fresh bean sprouts
  • 1-1/2 c
    chinese cabbage or bok choy, sliced, or shredded
  • 1/2 c
    shredded carrot
  • 1/4 c
    sliced green onion, green & white parts
  • 4 c
    low-sodium chicken broth or stock
  • 4 oz
    vermicelli pasta, broken into small pieces
  • 1
    8 oz can bamboo shoots, drained
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 Tbsp
    mccormick's perfect pinch asian seasoning
  • pinch
    ground ginger
  • 1 pkg
    dry chow mein noodles, optional for topping
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame oil

How to Make Sherry's chow mein chicken soup


  1. In large soup pot, over medium-high heat, add sesame oil, chicken, celery. mushrooms, green onion and shredded carrot. Stir fry for a couple of minutes.
  2. Add bean sprouts, Bok Choy cabbage, chicken broth,, soy sauce, Asian seasoning and ginger. Stir in broken vermicelli and drained bamboo shoots. Let everything come to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Ladle into bowls and serve w/ dry, chow mein noodles.

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About Sherry's chow mein chicken soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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