Thursday, January 12, 2012

Double Boiled Chicken Broth with Fish Maw, Gingko Nuts & Cordyceps Flower

Like the golden hue of this nourishing soup!!

Recipe adapted from Simply Her Magazine
  • 300gm chicken pieces, remove skin
  • 150gm lean pork, cut into chunks
  • 70gm fish maw**
  • 4 water chestnuts, peeled
  • 10 gingko nuts, shelled
  • 25gm cordyceps flower (虫草花)
  • 4 cups water
  • salt to taste
** Soak dried fish maw in water till soften. Bring a pot of water to boil, cook soften fish maw for 2mins. Drain away water. Add 3 slices ginger and a stalk of spring onion with the fish maw in a new pot of water, bring to boil for 3mins. Drain away water. Ready to be used.

  1. Scald chicken & lean pork with hot water..
  2. Put all ingredients except salt in a double boiler or slow cooker and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for 4hrs. Add salt to taste.

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