Somen are thin Japanese wheat noodles. Find them at Asian groceries or large supermarkets, or substitute vermicelli.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
slow-cook:
2 hrs 30 mins
total:
2 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine chicken, carrots, sherry (if you like), the 1 tablespoon soy sauce, the vinegar, ginger and black pepper in a 3-1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in chicken broth and the water.

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  • Cover; cook on high-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours. Stir in noodles and pea pods. Cover and cook for 3 minutes more.

  • To serve, ladle soup into bowls and serve with additional soy sauce.

Nutrition Facts

161 calories; fat 3g; cholesterol 72mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 12g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 2g; protein 20g; vitamin a 3450.7IU; vitamin c 8.3mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 5.4mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 25.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.4mcg; sodium 1046mg; potassium 466mg; calcium 48mg; iron 2mg.
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