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Easy Chinese Hot Pot Recipe - A simple take on the traditional Chinese Hot Pot prepared with a warm and spicy broth chock full of veggies, noodles, and chicken. 
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Easy Chinese Hot Pot

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WW Freestyle: 6
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
A simple take on the traditional Chinese Hot Pot prepared with a warm and spicy broth chock full of veggies, noodles, and chicken.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 281

Ingredients

FOR THE HOT POT

  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups (2-32 ounce containers) Kitchen Basics® Unsalted Chicken Stock
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Thai Kitchen® Red Curry Paste
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Turmeric
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

DIPPERS

  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 14 ounces firm tofu, cubed
  • 8 ounces green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 large red bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 cups Chinese cabbage leaves, sliced 1-inch thick
  • 1 bunch swiss chard, trimmed and sliced into 2-inch wide ribbons
  • 8 ounces Chinese-style (lo mein) noodles, cooked

Instructions 

FOR THE HOT POT

  • Heat oil in 6-quart stockpot or dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and cook for 3 minutes, or until tender.
  • Stir in the minced garlic and continue to cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Stir in chicken stock, soy sauce, brown sugar, curry paste, ginger and turmeric and bring mixture to a boil.
    Easy Chinese Hot Pot Recipe - A simple take on the traditional Chinese Hot Pot prepared with a warm and spicy broth chock full of veggies, noodles, and chicken. 
  • Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

FOR THE DIPPERS

  • In the meantime, prepared your dippers and transfer them to small serving bowls or plates.
  • When ready to serve, transfer dutch oven to a portable hot plate set on a table OR transfer the broth to a PREHEATED slow cooker. 
    Easy Chinese Hot Pot Recipe - A simple take on the traditional Chinese Hot Pot prepared with a warm and spicy broth chock full of veggies, noodles, and chicken. 
  • Arrange the dippers around the Hot Pot and let everyone cook the dippers in the broth for about 2 to 3 minutes or until desired doneness. 
    Easy Chinese Hot Pot Recipe - A simple take on the traditional Chinese Hot Pot prepared with a warm and spicy broth chock full of veggies, noodles, and chicken. 
  • Place some cooked lo mein noodles in individual bowls, then ladle broth, chicken and veggies over noodles. 
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE SMART POINTS: 6
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chinese Hot Pot
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 281 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 449mg19%
Potassium 952mg27%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 4310IU86%
Vitamin C 67.3mg82%
Calcium 141mg14%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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