to cook and very low in calories: truly a great appetizer
It is not correct to think that soup is a western dish. In fact, the word may come from English, some form of soup have been part of
Japanese cuisine for centuries. Here is a relatively simple and easy to cook dish for a soup that can be served as a great appetizer prior to any type of meal. Soups
like this are one reason
why Japanese rarely get fat.
What will you need?
Chicken broth –1½ liters (60 oz.)
Dry sherry – 1/3 cup
Soy sauce – 4½ teaspoons
Lemon – 1 (sliced)
Fresh mushrooms – 6 (sliced)
Onions – 2 (chopped)
Carrot – 1 (chopped)
How to make it?
Boil the broth and bring it to a simmer.
Then add the sherry and soy sauce (Related article: soy
substitute) and simmer for 3 more minutes.
Garnish soup with chopped onions, mushrooms and carrot. Serve with slices of lemon.
How to serve?
The Japanese like their soup really hot served either before the main course or even as a side dish during the main course. It is a good idea to pour the soup in a large bowl. The Japanese do not mind drinking directly from their bowl but you can follow the tradition in your culture.
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