Saturday, March 21, 2015

Double-boiled Pumpkin & Dried Oyster Soup 南瓜耗鼓炖汤

Work has been mad busy of late with so much more on my plate with the reorganisation and all. I had, several times almost chose the out option. Somehow life here is really taxing and stressful. Not a conducive country to live in. Life should not be just about work ya? I tend to think lots more about life nowadays. And so people says one gets wiser when older? Hahaha!

Soup heals the soul, doesn't it? Well, at least for me. With this period of stressful moments in office, I try to make it up to our bodies and health by making more soups. No other food comforts me as much as soups do! Easy to cook, yummy to consume. Slurp!

Double-boiled Pumpkin & Dried Oyster Soup
Recipe by Eric Teo of Eric Teo's Simply Soup Book

200g pumpkin, trimmed and cut into cubes
8 pcs dried oysters, soaked to remove sand
8 pcs red dates, pitted
1/2 chicken, skinned and cut into 8 pcs (I used a pc of boneless chicken breast meat instead)
1.5l water

1. Rinse and peel pumpkin. Remove core from pumpkin and cut into cubes.
2. Scald skinned chicken in boiling water and put into a soup pot.

3. Put all ingredients into soup pot and add in water.

4. Steam for 2 hours. Season with salt.

I am submitting this post to Cook-Your-Books #21 hosted by Joyce of Kitchen Flavours

1 comment:

  1. Such a healthy and delicious nutritious soup! This is the kinda of soup that is so perfect for the family! Thanks for sharing with CYB!


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