Green radish and carrot soup recipe

green radish and carrots soup recipe

Green radish apparently reduces heatiness, alleviates stress, promotes urination and is good for expelling phelgm. The green radish after simmering in the soup for a couple of hours will not be of such a vibrant green – it is perfectly ok. 🙂

Green radish and carrot soup recipe

I don’t cook this soup very often – maybe once or twice a month. The soup is wonderfully savoury-sweet and very light. If you’re looking for a one-dish meal, you can throw in a a couple of chicken thighs for protein.

Green radish and carrot soup
Recipe type: Soups
Cuisine: Chinese
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Serves: 4
  • 1 green radish (remove skin, chop into chunks)
  • 2 small carrots (remove skin, chop into chunks)
  • 1 candied date (optional)
  • 6-8 red dates, pitted
  • a few small dried scallops
  • 250g pork ribs
  • 3 chicken breast bones/ carcasses
  • 3 cloves garlic (with skin on)
  • 3L water
  • 1-2 teaspoons of bitter and sweet almonds
  • fish sauce/ salt to taste
  1. Place pork ribs and chicken bones in a pot of water (enough water to cover the bones) and bring the water to a boil.
  2. Discard the water (which should be full of scum and impurities) and place the pork ribs and chicken bones into a soup bag together with the red dates, sweet and bitter almonds and candied date (optional).
  3. Put all the ingredients into a soup pot and bring to a boil.
  4. Bring the soup to a boil then simmer for 2 hours.
  5. Add salt/ fish sauce to taste.

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