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Chinese Shark Fin Melon Soup
Shark Fin Melon Soup


Delicately flavourful and infused with hints of natural sweetness, this Chinese Shark Fin Melon Soup is packed with nutrients. No sharks were harmed. Recipe by Asian Inspirations.
Cooking Time: 60mins - 120mins
Serves:3 to 4
Total time: > 120mins
Course: Soup
Cook Method: Boil
Cuisine: Chinese









Ingredients:

3 cups of water
700g pork ribs (cut into bite-sized pieces)
½ a shark fin melon (rind and seeds removed, cut into 4-5cm pieces)
2L water
8 dried red dates
1 tbsp dried scallops
1 tbsp dried goji berries
4-5 pieces dried mussels
Salt to taste




Steps:
  1. First prepare the pork by adding to vigorously boiling water for 10 mins, then discard the boiling water. Then remove any impurities from the pork.
  2. In a large pot, add the blanched pork, shar fin melon, red dates, dried scallops and dried mussels to 2L of water. Bring the water to a boil then reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for about an hour.
  3. Add the goji berries to the soup and allow to simmer for at least another hour.
  4. Season with salt to taste. Turn the heat back up and bring the soup to a boil before turning off the heat. Serve hot.

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Chinese Shark Fin Melon Soup

Chinese Shark Fin Melon Soup

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Delicately flavourful and infused with hints of natural sweetness, this Chinese Shark Fin Melon Soup is packed with nutrients. No sharks were harmed. Recipe by Asian Inspirations.

Cooking Time: 60mins - 120mins
Serves: 3 to 4
Total time: > 120mins
Course: Soup
Cook Method: Boil
Cuisine: Chinese
Ingredients

3 cups of water
700g pork ribs (cut into bite-sized pieces)
½ a shark fin melon (rind and seeds removed, cut into 4-5cm pieces)
2L water
8 dried red dates
1 tbsp dried scallops
1 tbsp dried goji berries
4-5 pieces dried mussels
Salt to taste

Instructions
  1. First prepare the pork by adding to vigorously boiling water for 10 mins, then discard the boiling water. Then remove any impurities from the pork.
  2. In a large pot, add the blanched pork, shar fin melon, red dates, dried scallops and dried mussels to 2L of water. Bring the water to a boil then reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for about an hour.
  3. Add the goji berries to the soup and allow to simmer for at least another hour.
  4. Season with salt to taste. Turn the heat back up and bring the soup to a boil before turning off the heat. Serve hot.

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