Monday, January 23, 2012

Chinese Hot Pot with Three Sauces

This was an awesome interactive dinner to celebrate the Chinese New Year! My daughter wants to do this every year:-)

Chinese Hot Pot with Three Sauces
•For the Broth:
3 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 cups water
1 clove garlic, sliced
3 slices fresh ginger root
1 tsp dry parsley
1 tsp cinnamon
•Meats and Vegetables for Dipping:
1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breast (raw), thinly sliced
1/2 lb tilapia fillets
3 package ramen noodles
1/2 cup mushrooms
1 each carrot, thinly sliced
1 each onion, thinly sliced
•Sesame Dipping Sauce:
1/4 cup water
2 tbs low sodium soy sauce
1 tbs rice vinegar
1 1/2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp peanut butter
1/2 tsp ginger, chopped
1/2 tsp sugar
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
•Garlic Dipping Sauce:
2 tbs low sodium soy sauce
2 tbs water
1/2 tbs garlic
1 1/2 tbs fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar

1. Bring broth ingredients to a boil in a medium pot. Pour into a fondue pot to keep warm.

2. Dip the sliced meats and vegetables in the simmering broth one at a time or in small batches; chicken and fish should cook for 30-60 seconds. Serve with the dipping sauces.

3. Sesame Dipping Sauce: Toast the sesame seeds and puree all ingredients in a food processor or blender.

4. Garlic Dipping Sauce: Stir together all ingredients until the sugar is dissolved.

Servings: 4

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe (22.3 ounces).
Percent daily values based on custom values.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 4 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 500.61
Calories From Fat (19%) 96.64
% Daily Value
Total Fat 11.1g 19%
Saturated Fat 3.64g 33%
Cholesterol 90.15mg 45%
Sodium 1098.4mg 46%
Potassium 1184.91mg 34%
Total Carbohydrates 54.62g 25%
Fiber 3.31g 11%
Sugar 5.23g
Protein 48.81g 77%

Recipe Type: Chicken, Chinese, Chinese New Year, Healthy, Light Meal, Main Course, Seafood

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Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

That sounds soooo good! I haven't done any fondue like thing in a while.

Jolene said...

This sounds very good! Thanks for sharing.

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