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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