1 tbsp. sesame oil
1/2 lb. lean pork loin, cut into 1/4" strips
1/8 tsp. finely grated fresh ginger
6 cups water
2 tbsp. instant chicken bouillon granules
1/2 cup sliced carrots
3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4 cup sliced green onions
Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional)
Heat sesame oil in a medium skillet. Add pork and ginger; sauté over medium heat 3-4 minutes. Drain pork and set aside.
Bring water to a boil in a pot; stir in bouillon granules. Add carrots; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add mushrooms, green onion and pork. Simmer for 2 minutes.
Ladle into individual serving bowls. Top each serving with a sprig of cilantro, if desired.