That pork looks tender and delicious. Learn how your comment data is processed. :). About 20-30 minutes. This simple Chinese soup doesn’t need many ingredients at all, and my version has the following: Even if all you have are the watercress and the pork ribs, you will still end up with an excellent soup. Your email address will not be published. About 1 hour. Bring to a boil and remove any scum that rises on top. This sounds so cozy for the winter! In a large pot, bring 6 cups of water to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the the watercress is tender. You can enjoy the soup as is, or with some steamed white rice. Subscribe to my mailing list to receive FREE email updates on the latest recipes. Simmer in low heat for 40 minutes. Your email address will not be published. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to "Ang Sarap" with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. In a large saucepot; brown pork in oil. :). Bring to a boil. It won't be called "watercress and pork soup", but you can also use daikon, winter melon, lotus root, or even napa cabbage. Simmer in low heat for 40 minutes. Add watercress stems. The broth, made with cooked watercress and tender pork ribs make for a … (Optional) Blanch pork spare ribs in a pot of boiling water to ensure a final clear soup. This is what I like with simple soups like this, its stress free no fuss cooking. Hi Lian, you don't need to marinate the pork. Required fields are marked *, I am a Chinese Indonesian currently living in Minnesota with my husband. 500 gram (1 lb.) My rough guideline is as long as the vegetable is soft and tender, the soup is done (of course, the pork needs to be fully cooked as well). Add goji berries and cook for another 5 minutes. Thank you :). I have never tried pork in a soup and all the wonderful flavors added to it is amazing. Bring to a boil and remove any scum that rises on top. Read about Daily Cooking Quest. Hi Raymond, this is Fran from G’day Souffle! Wash watercress in plenty of cold water to remove dirt. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Is there a substitute vegetable you might recommend? Bookmarked!! Simmer an additional 30 minutes. Your recipe is lovely and simple- thanks for the link to the Chinese red dates- this is something new for me and I’ll have ti try them sometime! Pork Ribs and Watercress Soup infused with red dates, dried shrimps and Chinese almonds. In my family, our meal is typically made up of a bowl of steamed white rice, a bowl of soup, and 2-3 main and side dishes. I'm a Malaysian Chinese & I love your blog and I hv tried a few of ur recipes. Cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes; or until … Contents and Photographs by Ang Sarap is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. When the pork is tender (after about 1 hour of simmering), add the chopped watercress to the soup pot, and season with salt. In a pot place pork ribs, onion, Chinese red dates, dried shrimps, Chinese almonds, water and salt. First, blanch the ribs. Your email address will not be published. The red and the orange color from these two ingredients also add a lovely contrast to the watercress. Add shiitake mushrooms and watercress leaves. Do you have to marinate the pork before putting it into cook? Boil together blanched pork spare ribs with red dates, salt, and water, the reduce the heat to a … Once you try this watercress soup, you may want to also try my other Chinese pork soup recipes: If you prefer Chinese chicken soup instead, you may want to try these recipes: Hi Anita. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Cooking time will vary based on the vegetable you use. Thank you<3, Hi! Boil together blanched pork spare ribs with salt, red dates, and water, then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until the pork is tender.