Appetizer - Winter melon soup chinese recipe

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Winter Melon Soup (Tong Kua Tong) is a soothing and nutritious soup with cooling properties. When I was a kid, I had this winter melon soup.

Chinese Winter Melon Soup

Chinese Winter Melon Soup
Chinese winter melon soup is a traditional dish that features this mild-tasting fruit. This recipe features shiitake mushrooms and ham.
Provided by: Liv Wan
Total time: 50 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: Asian,Chinese
Number of ingredients: 8
  • 1/2 pound winter melon
  • 4 dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 to 3 slices ginger
  • 1/4 cup diced cooked ham
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 green onion, green part only, washed and cut on the diagonal into 1-inch pieces
  • Calories: 65 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 8 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Sodium: 756 mg
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Serving Size: Serves 4 people
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
How to cook:
  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Wash the winter melon. Remove the green skin, seeds, and pulp. Cut into 2-inch pieces.
  3. Place the winter melon in a pot of water, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 20 minutes, until the winter melon is tender.
  4. Place dried shiitake mushrooms in a small bowl. Cover with cold water, and set aside for 20 minutes to reconstitute the mushrooms.
  5. Squeeze out any excess water from the mushrooms, set aside.
  6. To the pot, add the mushrooms, chicken broth, ginger, and cooked ham. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Simmer for about 20 minutes. Add green onion for garnish and serve hot.
Notes: WINTER MELON SOUP, DIRECTIONS. Remove the stem from the shiitake mushrooms and slice it across into 4-5 pieces. Peel the garlic, then finely dice it. Add the shiitake mushrooms …

Chinese Winter Melon Soup (Chinese Soup Recipe)

Chinese Winter Melon Soup will warm you up in the winter and cool you off in the summer. Uses traditional Chinese ingredients like honey dates, ginger and d

Winter Melon Soup

Winter Melon Soup
Healthy and warm Chinese Winter Melon Soup. Only 25 minutes with high pressure cooker.
Provided by: Elaine
Total time: 35 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: Chinese
Number of ingredients: 8
  • 1 pound winter melon ( , remove the skin and cut into cubes)
  • 2 large ribs cut into sections
  • 3-4 red dates
  • 1 teaspoon dried shrimp
  • Green onion ( , chopped for garnishing)
  • Coriander ( , chopped for garnishing)
  • 1 thumb ginger ( , smashed)
  • pinch of salt as needed
  • Calories: 259 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 3 g
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Fat: 21 g
  • Saturated Fat: 9 g
  • Cholesterol: 70 mg
  • Sodium: 86 mg
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Place ribs in clean water, bring to boil and continue cooking for 1-2 minutes. Transfer out and rinse under running water.
  2. Cut the rind of winter melon and then cut into large chunks.
  3. Place red dates, dried shrimp, smashed ginger, ribs and winter melon with enough water in high pressure cooker; cook for 15 minutes after boiling. Or you can use a stew pot or slow cooker; cook until the ribs and winter melon are soft.
  4. Add salt before serving
  5. Place some chopped green onion and coriander at bottom. And scoop the soup to serving bowl.
Notes: Winter Melon Soup Recipe, Ingredients:. 1kg white gourd ; 8 Chinese dried mushrooms ; 1 egg, lightly beaten ; 3 slices ginger ; 100gm lean pork, shredded ; 1 cup salt-reduced chicken stock

Winter Melon Soup (Tung Kua Tong)

Winter Melon Soup (Tung Kua Tong)
Winter Melon Soup (Tong Kua Tong) is a soothing and nutritious soup with cooling properties. Perfect on a warm day but just as comforting on a cool day.
Provided by: Linda Ooi
Total time: 100 minutes
Cook time: 90 minutes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Cuisine: Chinese
Number of ingredients: 6
  • 8 cups water ((1.9 liters))
  • 1 roasted chicken carcass ((trimmed and rinsed))
  • 12 dried red dates ((rinse and soak for 15 minutes))
  • 1 lb winter melon ((rind removed and cubed) (450g))
  • 2 tbsp goji berries
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Calories: 115 kcal
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Bring water in a large pot to a boil.
  2. Add chicken carcass, red dates, and winter melon to the pot. Cover and bring water back to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for about 1½ to 2 hours. Skim off any scum appearing on the surface.
  3. Season with salt and add goji berries. Continue to boil for another 5 minutes. Turn off stove.
  4. Serve warm in individual bowls.
Notes: Winter Melon Soup (Tung Kua Tong), Soups boiled using roasted chicken bones will have a deeper, richer color and is super tasty. If you prefer a clearer soup, please use fresh chicken carcass or even bone-in chicken breast. …

[long-lost Taste] Winter Melon Soup

[long-lost Taste] Winter Melon Soup
When I was a kid, I had this winter melon soup. When I ate the most, it was at the Dragon Boat Festival. Everyone gathered around a large table to eat together. The first thing I drank was winter melon soup; or when I was eating out, I ordered a soup in a restaurant. Winter melon soup, I haven't drank it in a long time. PAPA and MAMA don't do it often because they find it troublesome. . . . . . Since I want to drink it, I will take a copy at home. The taste is that long-lost. . . . . . "
Provided by: Little dog owner_CSY
Total time: 20 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
Cuisine: Chinese
Number of ingredients: 9
  • 500g Winter melon
  • 8s Shiitake Mushrooms
  • 1 egg
  • 100g pork
  • Some Pig puff skin
  • Some Horseshoe powder
  • Some Chives
  • Some ginger
  • Some salt
How to cook:
  1. Soak the shiitake mushrooms and wash your hair.
  2. Wash the pig's puffy skin with soaking hair.
  3. Shred the shiitake mushrooms, boil the water and set aside.
  4. Shred the pork puff skin, boil the water and set aside.
  5. Shred pork and set aside.
  6. Shred the winter melon and set aside.
  7. Put the shredded winter melon and sliced ginger into the pot and cook with water.
  8. Bring to a boil and add shredded shiitake mushrooms and shredded pork skin.
  9. Bring it to a boil and pour in the water of horseshoe powder.
  10. Then pour the pork shreds.
  11. Pour the egg liquid in circles.
  12. Sprinkle in the chives, turn off the heat, and cover the pot for a while; adjust the salt when drinking.
Notes: Winter Melon Soup With Barley: Best Chinese Soup For, Add 3 slices of ginger, pork ribs, barley into the pot. Then add about 1500ml water to immerse them. Use the big fire to heat them. After the water has boiled, use a …
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