Chinese Chicken Sweet Corn Soup
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This delicious and naturally sweet soup helps to improve appetite and strengthen the kidneys.
Recipe type: Slow Simmer Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 4
  • 1.5 liter water or enough to immerse all ingredients
  • 350 chicken drumstick (chopped into smaller pieces or leave whole)
  • 2 corn on the cob, cut into small sized sections
  • 6 - 8 dried scallops (depending on size) - soaked till soften and reserve soaking water
  • 6 dried red dates
  • Salt to taste
  1. Blanch chicken in a pot of boiling water. Remove, rinse with cold water and set aside.
  2. Place all ingredients in a soup pot including the soaking water for the dried scallops and bring to a boil. Then simmer over low heat for 2 hours. Season with salt to taste.
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