This is a nutritious way to get lots of calcium and phytonutrients into children who are not fond of greens. Chicken mixture: Mix in a bowl and refrigerate before use.
- 1 large, boned, skinless chicken breast cut into very thin slices (cut while half frozen)
- 1 egg white
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 2 tsp. corn starch
- 1 tsp. sesame seed oil
- 1/8-1/4 tsp. white pepper
- 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1/2 lb. bok choy, cut into bite-size pieces
- 2/3 cup straw mushrooms
- 1/4 tsp. sugar
- 1 tsp. sesame oil
Combine all the chicken mixture ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate before use. Pour the chicken broth into a 3-quart pot and bring to a rapid boil. Add the straw mushrooms and bok choy. Cook uncovered over medium heat for 2 minutes. While broth is cooking, stir in the chicken mixture. Stir to separate chicken pieces and cook until chicken is done (10-20 seconds). Stir in the sugar and sesame oil. Serve hot. Makes six servings.