Pork and Fresh Ginger Soup

This quick and easy soup is perfect for those busy family nights when you don’t have time to cook.

 Pork ribs
 

Cut: Pork Chops
Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes
Number of Servings: 4

 

Ingredients

  • Reserved Pork Thai Fry
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can no salt added diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) water
  • 1 cup (250 mL) light coconut milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) fat free half and half
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp (20 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges, divided use
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) grated peeled gingerroot
  • 1/8 tsp to1/4 tsp (.5 – 1 mL) crushed pepper flakes
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) salt

Directions

  1. Combine the reserved Pork Thai Fry mixture, tomatoes and its liquid and the water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the coconut milk, half and half, sugar and juice of 2 lime wedges, cook, uncovered, 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cilantro, ginger, pepper flakes and salt.  Cover and let stand 5 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cilantro and serve with lime wedges.

Nutritional Analysis

 

YIELD:

4 servings.
 

SERVING SIZE:

1 1/4 cups (310 mL).

Per Serving
Calories 270
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Carbohydrates 23 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 14 g
Protein 24 g
Sodium 610 mg
Potassium mg
 

Source: Nancy Hughes