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Traditional Chinese Name: 清雞湯 (qīng jī tāng)

Introduction:
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Chinese Radish with Carrots in Pork Broth

Submitted by on September 13, 2009 – 12:55 pmNo Comment | 66,369 views

Soup Name:  
Chinese Radish with Carrots in Pork Broth
 
Traditional Chinese Name: 青紅蘿蔔湯 (qing hóng luóbo tāng)

Introduction:

This is a very common soup made in Chinese households.  The combination of Chinese radish and carrots makes the soup very sweet and the Chinese radish has a particular taste when boiled (especially green ones).  With its minimalist ingredient list, it is ideal for children.


What Ingredients are required?

2-3 litres of water
1 tsp of salt to marinate your meat (optional)

How do I prepare it?
 
 
 

 

  1. Pre-marinate the pork bones overnight with the salt (although this step is not necessary)

     

  2. Start boiling your water soup
  3. In a separate pot, blanch the pork shank and strain it to remove any dirt and debris from the blanching
  4. Wash all the vegetables
  5. Peel and cut into large cubes the carrots and Chinese radishes
  6. Add everything into the boiling water of your soup
  7. Boil together for at least 30 minutes and then can reduce to a mild simmer for another 1-2 hours.

 Any benefits?

  • Excellent low calorie soup with high dietary fiber.
  • It is mild enough for children and extremely easy to make.
  • Great to assist with digestion and upset stomach.

Any precautions?

  • Chinese radishes are a cooling food and pregnant women should consume with caution.
  • It is not ideal for people with coughs or colds.
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