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Winter Melon Soup

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Ingredients
  Dried mushrooms 6
  Whole chicken breast 1 Large
  Winter melon 3 Cup (48 tbs), peeled and cut in 3/4-inch cubes
  Water 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Condensed chicken broth 10 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned straw mushrooms 8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

In bowl, add enough hot water to dried mushrooms to cover.
Soak 30 minutes.
Squeeze to drain well.
Meanwhile, in small bowl or casserole, cook chicken breast, covered, at HIGH for 3 to 5 minutes.
Remove skin and bones.
Cut chicken meat into small strips.
Set aside.
Cut up drained dried mushrooms, discarding stems.
In 3-quart casserole, combine winter melon, water, chicken broth, and dried mushroom pieces.
Cook, covered, at HIGH for 20 minutes or till winter melon is tender, stirring once.
Melon will turn translucent.
Add straw mushrooms, chicken slices, salt, and pepper.
Cook, covered, at MEDIUM HIGH (7) for 3 minutes or till heated through.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Winter, Everyday

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