Chicken and Shiitake Mushroom Soup

Chicken and Shiitake Mushroom Soup

Happy New Year, everyone! Hope this simple and healthy soup warms you up. Enjoy! Have a happy Chinese New Year, the year of the horse! Lots of luck! Kuai Guo Nian Luo… 4 oz chicken tenders (or chicken breast) 5 dried shiitake mushrooms 4 cups of spinach 2 green...
Winter Melon and Ham Soup

Winter Melon and Ham Soup

Winter Melon, also known as Winter Gourd, may only be found in some Asian markets. It can be used in stir- frys or soup. It’s also used to make winter melon candy often eaten for Chinese New Year or moon cake filling. This soup is very refreshing. 1/2 cup ham,...
Vegetable and Tofu Soup

Vegetable and Tofu Soup

This is a very healthy Vegetable and Tofu Soup and it’s easy to make. Enoki mushroom, also known as golden needle mushroom, contains antioxidants and protein and has a crispy texture. This soup is rich in protein and vitamins. 3 oz enoki mushroom, cut root ends...
Tomato and Egg Drop Soup

Tomato and Egg Drop Soup

Tomato and Egg Drop Soup is a very simple and easy-to-make soup. It is also nutritious and delicious. The key to making a consistent and smooth egg drop soup is the proper heat. You need to turn the boiling soup down to low heat before pouring in the egg, and also...
Chinese Meatball Soup

Chinese Meatball Soup

Warm up with this homey meatball soup. It’s also fun to make it. Chinese Meatball Soup 1 pound ground pork (or chicken or beef) 1 pound napa cabbage cut into pieces 1 carrot cut into slices 4 shiitake mushroom 4 pieces ginger 1 teaspoon grated ginger 4 scallions...
Chinese Hot Pot

Chinese Hot Pot

Over the weekend, friends came over for dinner. I made hot pot. Hot pot is a simmering pot of stock placed on a dinner table while ingredients are added in. I first cooked 2 pots of stock, one chicken and the other ribs. Meanwhile I cut up various vegetables, fish...