Double-boiled ginseng roots and chicken soup recipe

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
4 hours
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 kampung chicken, cleaned, skin removed and cut into 4 pieces

50g ginseng roots (洋参须)

10 red dates (红枣), seeds discarded

2 tbsp Chinese Wolfberries or qi zi (杞子)

1000ml water

salt to taste


  • 1. Blanch chicken in boiling water for a short while. Remove and set aside.

    2. Put all ingredients into a double boiler and double-boil at high heat for 4 hours. Alternatively, you can use crockpot (slow cooker) and stewing it overnight (Or you can set to slow-cook before leaving for a day's work, and will be ready on return).

    3. Add salt to taste. Serve hot.

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