Day 5 of 5 Days of Soup-Asian Meatball Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 6
A delicious Asian inspired soup!
  • 400 gms. ground extra lean chicken
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. finely grated ginger
  • 2 green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. black molasses
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup fine bread crumbs
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. sherry
  • 2 tsp. black molasses
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger, grated
  • ½ Tbsp. canola oil
  • 4 cups sliced cabbage
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Green onions for garnish
  • Crispy chow mein noodles for garnish
  1. Mix all meatball ingredients together and with wet hands roll into approx. 40 small meatballs. Set aside.
  2. In a large pot add the canola oil and saute the garlic and ginger until fragrant, 1-2 min. Add the chicken broth, sherry and molasses. Bring up to a boil and simmer for 5 min. Add the meatballs one at a time so they don't all stick together and simmer for 8 min. Add the cabbage and cook another 5-7 min. until the cabbage is done to your liking.
  3. Serve with green onion and crispy chow mein noodles.
Recipe by Noshing With the Nolands at