Recipe for Home Style Pork And Cucumber Soup


1/4 lb lean pork
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
1/2 tablespoon rice wine or dry sherry
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon vegetable oil or asian sesame oil
1 small cucumber
4 cup chicken stock or water
1 quart slice fresh ginger, lightly crushe; d
1 tablespoon minced smithfield ham or prosciutto; (optional)
1 coriander sprigs for garnish


Nothing fancy about this soup++it's just simple, delicious and refreshing. Cut the pork into thin slices and combine with the sugar, soy sauce, wine, cornstarch and oil. Set aside.

Peel, halve and seed the cucumber. Cut crosswise into 1/4-inch thin slices.

Bring stock and ginger to a boil.

Add the pork and reduce to a lively simmer; simmer for 10 minutes. Add cucumber and simmer until translucent, about 3 minutes.

Garnish with the optional ham and coriander.

Serves 6 as part of a multiple-dish Chinese meal.

PER SERVING: 65 calories, 6 g protein, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fat (1 g (1 g saturated), 13 mg cholesterol, 101 mg sodium, 0 g fiber.

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