Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 free range chicken,

  2. 3 to 4 pounds 1 teaspoon five-spice powder

  3. 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  4. 8 slices ginger

  5. 6 scallions, cut into 2-inch pieces

  6. 1 medium zucchini , turned into spaghetti

  7. 1 medium peeled carrot, turned into spaghetti Salt and white pepper, to taste

  8. 2 eggs

  9. 1/2 cup milk

  10. 4 tablespoons oil

  11. 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour

  12. 4 teaspoons baking powder

  13. 1 teaspoon salt

  14. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  15. 1/4 cup chopped parsley (save half for garnish)

  16. 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

  17. 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme

  18. 2 tablespoons Sauteed sliced scallions

  19. 1/2 cup sauteed and minced shiitake mushrooms

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large stock pot, place chicken in and cover with cold water. Add five-spice, soy, ginger and scallions. Bring to a slow boil and simmer for 20 minutes only. Cover pot tightly, seal with foil, turn off heat and let steep for 1 hour. Season with salt and white pepper . Carefully remove chicken from bones and shred by hand. Add chicken back to strained broth . Keep hot. Add zucchini and carrot spaghetti to hot soup 3 minutes before serving. Check for seasoning. PLATING Ladle the soup and spaghetti over the hot dumplings. Garnish with chopped parsley. Wine Suggestion: The Eyrie Vineyard, Oregon Pinot Gris, 1995 In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk and oil. In a mixing bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, pepper, half of the parsley , cilantro, thyme, scallions and shiitakes. With the paddle of an electric mixer on low speed, slowly add the egg mixture till it comes together. Do not over work the dough . Let mix stand for 30 minutes. Using floured hands, form small dumplings about the size of golf balls. (Test 1 small dumpling first for seasoning.) In a pot of boiling, salted water add the dumplings in 1 at a time and cook thoroughly, about 6 to 8 minutes. Take dumplings out of strainer and place in large heated soup bowls.


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