4 servings (serving size: about 5 3/4 cups)


  • 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground dried ginger
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, caps thinly sliced (makes about 2 1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup angel hair pasta, broken into pieces
  • 3/4 cup skinless boneless chicken breasts, shredded or cubed tofu (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced (optional)


In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, combine chicken broth with water, soy sauce, garlic and ginger; bring to a simmer. Add mushrooms, pasta, chicken or tofu and carrot; simmer until mushrooms are soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in sesame oil, and if desired, green onions.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Mushroom Council. All rights reserved.

RecID 9715

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