Chinese Watercress Soup

Serving 4 paxs
Preparation Time 35 mins
Skill Intermediate

6 cups Chicken Broth
300g fresh Chinese Watercress washed
4 cloves Garlic peeled and smashed with side of the knife
2 slices of 3-inch fresh Ginger peeled and lightly bruised to release flavour
200g Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs cut into small bite size
8 Red Dates
1 large Tomato quartered
¼ cup Goji Berries washed
1 cube Chicken Bouillon
½ tsp Sugar or more to taste
Salt to taste

  1. Place 8 cups of chicken broth in a pot and bring to a boil. Add garlic, ginger, chicken pieces, better than bouillon (or bouillon cube) and red dates.
  2. Lower the heat and let it simmer for about 15 minutes.
  3. Add the watercress and tomato, cook for another 10 minutes or until the watercress and its stems are soft.
  4. Add goji berries last and cook for another 5 minutes. Season with salt to your taste.
  5. Remove from the heat and serve while it is hot

Recipe courtesy of What To Cook Today

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