Ginseng Chicken Soup
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Ginseng chicken soup using ginseng beard to gently nourish and rejuvenate the body.
Recipe type: Slow Simmer Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 4
  • 500 g chicken pieces
  • 38 g American ginseng beard (人参须)
  • 30 g wolfberries
  • 20 g huai shan
  • 6 dried red dates
  • 1 dried honey date
  • 6 cups water
  1. Rinse all ingredients and set aside.
  2. Blanch chicken in boiling water for about 3 minutes to remove scum
  3. Bring water to a boil in a soup pot. Place all ingredients (except for goji berries) into the pot and bring to a boil. Continue boiling for 3 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour or longer (30 minutes more) if you prefer a stronger ginseng flavor.
  4. Add wolfberries in the last 10 minutes of cooking. Season with salt to taste and serve hot.
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