Lean pork soup with arrowroot(kudzu) and octopus

Main Dish
3 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 3
900 gm pueraria root / arrowroot / Kudzu

19 gm dried oysters

300 gm lean pork

1 dried octopus

2 sprigs coriander

Salt to taste

My adaptation:

500 gm arrowroot /pueraria root /kudzu

300 gm pork loin

1 dried octopus

1 Tbsp dried mussels

1 sprig coriander

2.5L water

1 tsp salt


  • Rinse lean pork and scald in boiling water for 3 minutes. Rinse and peel arrowroot/pueraria root. Cut into large pieces.
  • Rinse the remaining ingredients. Peel dried octopus and soak it in warm water for 20 minutes.
  • Put everything except coriander and salt into a pot. Add water and bring to the boil. Reduce to low heat and cook for 2 hours.
  • Season with salt. Add coriander and turn off the heat. Serve.


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