Black Beans Herbal Soup
What Ingredients are required?
1 whole chicken (black)
50 g black beans
15 g dried chinese yam
15 g dried wolfberries
15 g codonopsis pilosula root (dang shen)
15 g astragalus root
10 g dried longan
6 large dried dates
600 mL hot water
How do I prepare it?
Prepare the chicken
Thoroughly rinse all herbs in running water
Pan fry the black beans without any oil
Put all ingredients inside a double-boiler pot
Add hot water
Cover and boil for 2 to 3 hours
Salt (optional) and enjoy
Black bean herbal soup is a popular soup for confinement with several variations (including the addition of old ginger and sesame oil).
The black beans are highly nutritious and this particular soup is low in fat.
This soup can be combined with a bowl of simple white rice for a complete meal
None that I can think of. Simply eat everything in moderation. Enjoy!