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  Bean threads 4 Ounce (Also Called Long Rice Or Cellophane Noodles)
  Clams in shells 10 (Suitable For Steaming)
  Shrimp 10 Large (About 30 Per Pound)
  Cooked dungeness crab meat 2 1⁄2 Pound (1 Large Sized)
  Napa cabbage 1 1⁄2 Pound (1/2 Small Head)
  Tofu 1⁄2 Pound
  Homemade chicken broth/2 large cans of 49 1/2 ounce each regular-strength chicken broth 12 Cup (192 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated fresh ginger 4 Teaspoon, or minced
  Watercress sprigs 2 Cup (32 tbs)

Soak bean threads in warm water to cover until soft and pliable, about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, scrub clams well with a brush.
Shell and devein shrimp.
Pull off and discard back shell from crab.
Break off legs and crack.
Break belly flap off body; rinse loose material and gills from body.
Cut body into 4 sections.
Core cabbage and separate leaves.
Drain tofu, then cut into 1-inch cubes.
Combine broth, mustard, soy, sherry, and ginger in a 5- to 6-quart pan.
Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat, cover, and keep broth at a simmer.
Rinse a 4- to 5-quart covered casserole with hot water to heat; drain.
Drain bean threads, cut into 5-to 6-inch lengths, and place in warmed casserole; cover and keep warm.
Add clams to broth; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add shrimp and crab; cook until clams open, about 3 more minutes.
Lift seafood from broth and arrange in casserole.
Re-cover; keep warm.
Add cabbage leaves to broth and cook just until wilted, about 3 minutes; lift out with tongs and arrange in casserole.
Re-cover casserole and keep warm.
Reduce heat under pan so broth steams but no bubbles break the surface.
Carefully add tofu and cook for 5 minutes; transfer to casserole.
Garnish with watercress.
Pour steaming broth into casserole up to level of vegetables and seafood; pour remaining broth into a pitcher.
Ladle a selection of foods with broth into 4 to 6 wide soup plates.
Eat foods with forks and spoons or with chopsticks; sip extra broth or add to bowls.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 72 Calories from Fat 32

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g1.6%

Saturated Fat 0.12 g0.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.8 mg12.9%

Sodium 508.3 mg21.2%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.07 g0.28%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 10 g20.3%

Vitamin A 2.8% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 28.8% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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