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Pork Soup Recipe With American Ginseng, Lean Pork and Dates

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“American ginseng is reputed to be a gentle cooling herb and candied dates gives extra sweetness to the clear broth. The recipe here uses the thermal cooker but you can use the slow cooker too. Use a normal soup pot for the first 20 minutes and shorten the cooking time by about 1 hour.”
3hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the lean pork into medium-sized chunks.
  2. Parboil the pork for about 5 minutes.
  3. Crush the american ginseng slightly with the side of your knife.
  4. Bring the water to a boil in the inner pot of the thermal pot and add all the ingredients.
  5. Bring the water back to a boil and cook for about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove inner pot from heat and transfer to the outer pot, cover and let it cook for 2 hours.
  7. Season with some salt before serving.

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