More Great Recipes: Asian | Pasta | Pork | Savory

Cellophane Noodle and Meat Ball Soup

User Avatar
Member since 2008

Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 30 minutes


1/2 pound ground pork
1 ounce dried cellophane noodles
3 cups chicken broth
1 scallion
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
1 Tablespoon dry sherry or white wine
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped chinese cabbage or any Chinese greens

Mix the pork with 1 T. soy sauce and 1 T. sherry.

Make into little meatballs

Soak the dried cellophane noodles inwarm water for 20 minutes.

With a pair of scissors cut noodles into 2 inch lengths.


Wash and chop the scallions and cabbage

Heat about 1 quart of water in a saucepan.

When the water boils, drop the meat balls in gently, one by one.

Cook for 5 minutes and drain. Keep meatballs in a dish till later.

Heat the chicken broth in a saucepan with the 1 tsp. of salt.

Add the cabbage or greens and cook till they are tender. 5 to 10 minutes.

Add the cooked meat balls and the drained cellophane noodles and cook for 5 minutes.

Sprinkle chopped scallions over soup before serving.

Pairs Well With


Learned to make this in a Chinese cooking course I took through the Community College.

A dash of local for every season
By slyasafox15

22 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

Disney's Tinker Bell "Secret of the Wings Cookbook"
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

Torta Cubana
Torta Cubana
Pecan Cookie Waffles with Honey-Cinnamon Butter
Pecan Cookie Waffles with Honey-Cinnamon Butter
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze
Hot Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Glaze