Regarding this watercress soup, I went to the shop trying to buy Chinese almonds, the actually have south n north Chinese almonds.Which one do you use? On top of having a high antioxidant content, each serving (100 gram/3.5 oz) of watercress contains: So do give this vegetable a try, you may end up loving it and want to enjoy more of it in your daily diet. Add chicken stock, scallions, sherry, soy sauce and rice. Simmer 30 minutes. Bring the water … In my family, our meal is typically made up of a bowl of steamed white rice, a bowl of soup, and 2-3 main and side dishes. Read about Daily Cooking Quest. © Ang Sarap, 2013. I usually use the south Chinese almonds (the sweet ones), though my Mom prefers half south and half north :). Perhaps the one you bought is wrongly labelled? Your email address will not be published. Simmer in low heat for 40 minutes. When the watercress is tender (usually about 20-30 minutes), add the goji berries and cook for another 5 minutes. Add watercress into the pot bring it to a boil again. I'm a Malaysian Chinese & I love your blog and I hv tried a few of ur recipes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes; or until … Add sake and water to cover pork. Add watercress stems. The red dates and goji berries are there to make this nutritious soup even more nutritious, and to add a hint of sweetness. Chinese watercress soup (or “sai yeung choy tong” as the Cantonese call it) is a classic Hakka recipe. That pork looks tender and delicious. Bookmarked!! This is what I like with simple soups like this, its stress free no fuss cooking. When the pork is tender (after about 1 hour of simmering), add the chopped watercress to the soup pot, and season with salt. This is one of the simplest soup to prepare. In Chinese cuisine, this plant is either used as a stir-fry dish or cooked into a soup, like this watercress and pork ribs soup. Wash watercress in plenty of cold water to remove dirt. Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Boil together blanched pork spare ribs with salt, red dates, and water, then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the pork is tender. Here, we cook this at home using bayam, amaranth or whatever it is called – the vegetable is sweeter and nicer. The watercress is such a great combination with it and I love how it only takes 15 mins to prep the soup!! Is there a substitute vegetable you might recommend? I learned of your blog through Juliana’s blog. Boil together blanched pork spare ribs with red dates, salt, and water, the reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the pork is tender. lotus root and peanuts with pork ribs soup, Bean Curd and Tianjin Preserved Vegetable Pork Soup, Lotus Root and Peanuts with Pork Ribs Soup, a whopping 318% of daily recommended Vitamin K. Cut pork spare ribs into bite-size pieces, then blanch in a pot of boiling water to ensure a final clear soup. The Chinese name for this vegetable is è¥¿æ´è (xi yang cai), and it is packed with lots of vitamins and antioxidants, always a good thing to have every now and then :) The easiest way to cook this soup is with some pork ribs and salt along with the watercress, but I am adding a bit more ingredients like red dates and goji berries to add sweetness and even more vitamins to this healthy soup. So next time you want to grab for some spinach or Romaine lettuce, you can give watercress a try instead. Your email address will not be published. (Optional) Blanch pork spare ribs in a pot of boiling water to ensure a final clear soup. Required fields are marked *. … Your comment is awaiting moderation. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Simmer an additional 30 minutes. Cook pork, garlic and ginger. Hi! Your email address will not be published. In a pot place pork ribs, onion, Chinese red dates, dried shrimps, Chinese almonds, water and salt. Hi Em, as far as I know south apricot kernel is not bitter, while north apricot kernel is bitter. Thank you :). This one looks particularly good. This bowl of soup is so comforting and surely delicious for dinner. It might look simple but it has some good flavours on it coming from the pork bones helped by some red dates, dried shrimps and Chinese almonds which gives that unique and authentic flavours similar to other clear broth Chinese soups or congee, the combination of this ingredients gives that herbal feeling that gives that good comfort perfect in any cold winter night like what we currently have now. Do you have to marinate the pork before putting it into cook? This I guess is one of the simplest recipes I ever encountered basically you just need to place everything in a pot then let it boil and cook, it’s that simple you don’t even need a recipe just a list on what you need to put on that pot. Subscribe to my mailing list to receive FREE email updates on the latest recipes. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! But, if you want a really clear soup, you can blanch the pork in hot water and drain to help remove the scum :), My husband and I really loved this dish!