Sunday, January 1, 2017

Soup Exploration ::: Chinese Ginseng Herbal Chicken Soup

This is one of the luxurious herbal soup as the ingredients used which are Ginseng which oozes the natural bitterness and by adding Red Dates and Wolfberries that it gives enough sweetness.

1 Free Range Chicken or 500g~1kg of Chicken Pieces
2 whole Ginseng Root
5 small Red Dates or 2 big Red Dates
2 tablespoons of Wolfberries
1 teaspoon Salt
2 liter Water (approx. varies for different soup pots)
1 teaspoon of Chicken Stock Powder (Optional)

Place all ingredients in a soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours. Serve it hot.

Some Extra Tips Below:
- Rinse all the herbs to remove dust and dirt.
- Dried Ginseng Roots are best soak in water for 24hours to ensure total rehydration before cooking them.
- Fill water at least an inch or half and inch above the ingredients.
- Do not put too much Red Dates or Wolfberries as it will overpower the Ginseng aroma and taste.

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