Asian Chicken Noodle Soup (with Lemon Grass & Ginger)


Ingredients-
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger 
  • 2 stalks fresh lemongrass, peeled 
  • 2 cups water 
  • 2 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces 
  • 4 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta 
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced 
  • 1 red chile pepper, finely chopped 

Preparation
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic, ginger, and lemongrass; sauté 3 
minutes. Add water and broth; bring to a boil. Add chicken and pasta; cook 5 minutes or until chicken is 
done. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients. Let stand 5 minutes. Discard lemongrass. 

Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)