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Beef Water Chestnut and Rice Soup

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  Lean beef 12 Ounce (350 Gram, Such As Rump Or Sirloin)
  Beef stock 1 3⁄4 Pint (Fresh, 1 Liter, 1 Quart)
  Cinnamon stick 1 , broken
  Star anise 2
  Dark soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato puree 3 Tablespoon (Tomato Paste)
  Canned water chestnuts 4 Ounce, drained and sliced (115 Gram)
  Cooked white rice 6 Ounce (175 Gram, 3 Cups)
  Orange rind 1 Teaspoon, zested
  Orange juice 6 Tablespoon
  Orange rind strip 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Chives 2 Tablespoon, snipped (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Carefully trim away any fat from the beef Cut the beef into thin strips and then place into a large saucepan.
2. Pour over the stock and add the cinnamon, star anise, soy sauce, sherry, tomato puree (paste) and water chestnuts. Bring to the boil, skimming away any surface scum with a flat ladle. Cover the pan and simmer gently for about 20 minutes or until the beef is tender.
3. Skim the soup with a flat ladle to remove any scum again. Remove and discard the cinnamon and star anise. Blot the surface with absorbent kitchen paper to remove any fat.
4. Stir in the rice, orange rind and juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Heat through for 2-3 minutes before ladling into warm bowls. Serve the soup garnished with strips of orange rind and snipped chives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1049 Calories from Fat 221

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g37.7%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g46.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 142.9 mg47.6%

Sodium 4016.1 mg167.3%

Total Carbohydrates 99 g32.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.5 g26%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 99 g198.8%

Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 159.2%

Calcium 30.6% Iron 79.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Beef Water Chestnut And Rice Soup Recipe