Monday, 13 February 2006

Trio Carrot & Pork Ribs Soup

Today's soup for dinner is this colourful Trio Carrot & Pork Ribs Soup. It is said to be a detoxify soup that expel heat and poison from the body. These carrot makes the soup taste sweet and fragrant which is suitable for everyone in the family during hot weather or warm season. You can used either pork ribs or chicken to double boil with. To know more about Common Root Vegetables used click on the link.

1 Medium Carrot, cut into pieces
1 Medium Radish, cut into pieces
1 Medium Green Carrot, cut into pieces
5-8 Red Dates, 红枣
10g Ji Zi, 枸杞子
1.5 Liter Water

1. Wash and cut all the carrot into pieces then set aside for later use.
2. Blanched the pork ribs in hot water, drained and wash with cold water and set aside.
3. Bring a pot of water to boil, then add in all the ingredients and bring to boil again on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
4. Transfer to a slow cooker and simmer on low heat for about 2-3 hrs then season with salt to taste. Posted by Picasa


  1. hi ellen, appreciate it if you could advise what is "green carrot"? many thanks. - lily

  2. Hi... Lily,

    Green Carrot means Green Radish(qing luo po)... :)

  3. thanks, ellena mommy ... interesting! i have seen white radish, never green. ok, will check it out in the wet market. thanks & have a lovely weekend!

  4. Hi Lily,

    If you are not sure what is green radish then u click on the the common herbs & ingredients link on the right to have a better idea. Sometimes these green radish might be out of stock or mistaken as "maogua" :)


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