Chinese Herbal Ginseng Chicken Soup

Preparation time

10 Minutes

Cooking time

60 Minutes

Serves

4-6

Feeling “heaty” after all the Chinese New Year snacks you had? Watch this video to learn how to slow cook this bowl of nutritional goodness that has been enjoyed throughout the generations.

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This medicinal herbal soup is not only delicious but is also believed to be a natural cure for any seasonal ailment. The ingredients used such as wolfberries and ginseng are beneficial herbs that will nourish your body. Simmering the succulent chicken in a pot of herbs will maximize the flavour of the soup.

Ingredients

1
packet
Ren Shen Dun Ji Tang
2.5
Litres
Water
1
Whole Chicken
100
grams
Lotus Root
, peeled and thinly sliced
Salt
, to taste
Pepper
, to taste

Directions

Place all the ingredients and water in pot, making sure the chicken is fully submerged.
Bring soup to a boil and simmer for 60 mins or until lotus root is tender.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Ladle the soup into individual serving bowls, garnish with spring onion or coriander leaves and serve hot.

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