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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 333.5
  • Total Fat: 3.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.1 mg
  • Sodium: 106.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 62.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 29.0 g

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Sweet n' Sour Chicken and Cabbage Soup

Submitted by: WITTSEND
Sweet n' Sour Chicken and Cabbage Soup

Introduction

For all you cabbage lovers--this may be the soup for you. For all you cabbage lovers--this may be the soup for you.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 medium cabbage
    3 skinless chicken breasts
    1 cup packed brown sugar
    2 cups apple cider vinegar
    1 T ground allspice
    6 cups water

Directions

Parboil chicken, let cool until easy to handle.
Meanwhile, in another pot add 6 cups water, and rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil.
Cut up chicken into bite-size pieces and add to boiling cabbage. (Pork or beef may be substituted. Cut pork or beef into bite-size pieces and pan fry with cooking spray.)
Boil cabbage 15 minutes. Reduce heat to simmer for 1 hour or until cabbage is tender.
If not sweet enough I add Splenda 1 teaspoon at a time.







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  • Good
    19 of 24 people found this review helpful
    THE NO-SALT AND LITE SALTS ARE HIGH IN POTASSIUM AND DO DAMAGE TO YOUR KIDNEYS! USE REGULAR SALT: JUST USE 1/4 OR 1/2 THE AMOUNT CALLED FOR! IF YOU CAN DO WITHOUT IT TOTALLY, ALL THE BETTER! TRY USING A LITTLE DRIED THYME ALONG WITH FINELY GROUND CELERY SEED IN STEAD OF THE SALT, IT'S GOOD SEASONIG! - 12/23/08

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  • Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    less sugar; add ginger for an asian concept and more veggies. You could also use low-salt chicken broth for even better flavor. I have made many soups like this and it always turns out good. It is light enough for cool spring nights. - 4/15/10

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to make this, but I'm going to try steeping a few stevia leaves in the broth for sweetness so I can cut down on the sugar--'cause I have a feeling I'm going to like this a LOT but I'm trying to eat less sugar. Thanks! - 12/15/09

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Made this but used some left over pork from a pig roast...gave it a great smokey sweetness to it. Also added garlic, onion and celery. Definitely delish! - 10/23/08

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  • Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    320 calories for cabbage soup is Way to high. I will use brown sugar splenda instead and also broil the chicken to remove fat and increase flavor of chicken. - 4/16/10

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  • O.K.
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very tart...not sure I like the taste. I love cabbage, but this is not one of my favorite cabbage recipes! - 3/5/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am all for cutting down on sugar...but people please please please stop using artifical sweetners like Splenda! Anyway...I love the idea of steeping the stevia leaves in the water for sweetness...I am going to do that! Also instead of salt I would use Braggs Amino Acids. Try it! - 7/30/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    2 things: When making soups with meat, I brown the meat in the soup pot first, then continue making the soup. Adds extra flavour. Also, whenever I cook with cabbage, I par-boil the cabbage to eliminate the gassy aftereffects. I love sweet 'n sour anything, so I can't wait to try this! - 7/30/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds great but too much sugar and vinegar for me. will have a play with the recipe but like the concept. - 4/15/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I enjoyed this soup. It is definately strong in flavor but in a good way. Will for sure make again - 10/19/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    sounds great love gabbage adding the veggies would be great as well I'll make sure i keep this one - 8/25/08

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    However, broiling the chicken first may give it a bit of extra flavor that boiled chicken doesn't have? I think I'll try it that way. The recipe sounds great, and I have all the ingredients. A little bit of carrot or chinese stir fry vegies may be good added too. - 8/20/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Legs and thighs would be cheaper. Also boil them first into a stock (with herbs, etc) and you have much better flavour. - 6/2/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I haven't tasted this soup but it's similar to one made without chicken. That one has broth, cabbage, tomatoes (canned) and lemon as well as the sugar. I've used vinegar instead of the lemon but it's not quite as good. I also use sweetner instead of sugar. I use sodium free broth. - 6/1/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I think adding carrots, onion, garlic, and celery would make this even better especially on a cold evening and would stretch the recipe and lesson the calories. I too will use splenda brown or splenda and a drizzle of molasses for a rich flavor - 4/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i love cabbage and love this recipe!! thanks for sharing! - 1/26/10

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Instead of cooking the cabbage and adding vinegar, how-a-bout using a can of sourkraut?

    I'm going to try it tomorrow. If you've tried it and its bad, email me! worthen@tds.net Thank you! - 10/17/08

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good way to use cabbage, and I like the fact you can add pork or beef instead of chicken, makes for variety. - 10/17/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Par boil, not par broil. Par boil is basically, you heat a pot of water to boiling, drop in chicken for a few minutes (not cooking till done) and remove. I find that method uses a lot of time, electricity and heats up my house. I prefer to par boil things in a steam bag in the microwave. - 8/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am adding this to my recipes that i cant live without! - 8/20/08

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  • Not a hit with my family. Kids wouldn't eat at all. Smells really vinegary when cooking. - 11/12/12

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  • I am nuts about food and always bake and cook every chance that I get! Every Sunday is the ideal day for baking and cooking such. I really made sure that it is nutritious and even mix herbs with it for a unique tang! Make sure to log on at www.gourmandia.com for more unique recipes that can really l - 2/24/12

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  • One CUP of brown sugar? Are you sure this isn't a typo? - 12/22/11

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  • Great for the cold weather to drink - 12/21/11

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  • I'd rather broil than par boil the chicken for more taste and use less of the brown sugar and vinegar. - 12/21/11

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  • Where can I buy/find Stevia leaves? I've seen Stevia sweetener, but not fresh leaves. - 12/21/11

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  • I WANT TO TRY THIS ONE FOR SURE.... - 12/21/11

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  • Sounds really good I'm going to try it! - 7/31/10

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  • I think my crew will like this. Sounds good to me . - 7/30/10

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  • souns very delicious ! I can't wait to try it. - 7/30/10

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  • Way to much sugar for me... - 7/30/10

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  • Too much sugar for me, did substitute splenda, but still found the soup lacking. - 7/30/10

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  • I enjoy eating cabbage so this should be great. I plan to try i6t today! - 6/6/10

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  • Splenda BROWN sugar? Wow I've got to find this because the recipe sounds delish! - 6/1/10

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  • I have some Stevia leaves - does anyone know how it turned out using the leaves? Thanks! - 6/1/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    TO MUCH SUGAR, I AM DIABETIC NOT GOOD FOR ME. - 6/1/10

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  • Trying this tomorrow! - 6/1/10

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  • Very high in calories. i'll stick to the old regular recipe. - 6/1/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Week 4 on nutrisystem for me. I can have unlimited cabbage. I'll leave out the cabbage I need to lower the calories. I'm getting lots of protein with the program meals. - 5/17/10

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  • sounds great. i'm adding to my recipe file. - 5/13/10

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  • I'm definitely trying this with the Splenda brown sugar. Lots of protein in this soup! I like that. - 4/16/10

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  • Will use 3.5 part Splenda no calorie and 0.5 part Dark Honey instead of Brown Sugar----loved the rest!!!! - 4/16/10

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  • very good soup recipe I used brown sugar splendra - 4/15/10

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  • Will try - 4/15/10

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  • I love cabbage, but will use Splenda Brown Sugar. I will also use real salt, but less. - 4/15/10

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  • sounds yummy - 4/15/10

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  • This really sounds yummy! - 4/15/10

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  • Definitely a great soup - 4/15/10

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  • I can see it being really good when I have a sore throat! - 2/25/09

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will be trying this one TODAY... - 12/29/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    How does adding a cup of sugar to soup make it a healthy recipe? - 12/23/08

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  • This sounds awesome - 12/23/08

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  • I've been waiting for this one. Yum! - 12/23/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds good, I can do without the brown sugar though. - 10/24/08

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  • this a unique redipe - 10/18/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can not wait to make this I love cabbage - my family not so much but.. I feel they will enough the sweet/sour combo I will add a bit less sugar though. - 8/29/08

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love cabbage. Sounds great but w/ less sugar. - 8/25/08

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  • Nice and easy ..love it
    - 8/21/08

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  • Nice 'n easy! Especially for someone like me who's not great in the kitchen! - 8/21/08

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i will definately modify the sugar, that's 5 tbsps. sugar per servings. but love cabbage soups. - 8/21/08

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  • I knew I should of bought that splenda it was the first time I had seen brown sugar splenda. DARN! Can't wait to try this sweet sour yum. - 8/20/08

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  • Iwill try this one and using the splenda sounds good to me! - 8/20/08

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  • The chicken and cabbage soup sounds good. It adds protien and some flavors that I have not used in my cabbage soup. I am saving it for cooler weather. - 8/20/08

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  • This may be a dumb question, but how do you par-broil chicken? - 8/20/08

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  • can't wait to try this one! - 8/20/08

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  • I'm giving this one a try. Sounds delish. - 8/20/08

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  • What I love about this is that it looks so easy to make! I might downsize on that brown sugar though. - 8/20/08

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  • ummm! - 8/20/08

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  • Using splenda brown sugar in this recipe is a great idea! - 8/20/08

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  • have to try this with Splenda brown sugar. - 8/20/08

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  • Seems a lot of sugar, maybe too sweet. - 8/20/08

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  • sounds delicious. can't wait to try it. - 8/20/08

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