Steamed Wintermelon Soup Recipe

Steamed Wintermelon Soup Recipe

Ingredients :


200 g


1/2 tablespoon


1 tablespoon

3 pieces

9 slices

1 teaspoon

2 1/2 cups

1 teaspoon

Chicken drumstick, skinned and chopped into bite sized pieces


Dried scallops, crushed

Rock sugar, coarsely blended

Chinese red dates, rinsed, seeded and slit to release flavor

Dried longan flesh, rinsed

Tong sum


Kei chi

Fresh chicken stock


Method :
  • Skin the melon, remove seeds and pith and cut into small cubes.

  • Steam the dried scallops for 15 minutes or until soft.

  • Shred finely with your fingers and set aside.

  • Place all ingredients in a saucepot and bring to a boil.

  • Divide into 3 equal portions and place portions in the bamboo cups till almost full.

  • Cover the cups with their lids.

  • Place in a steamer and steam over medium heat for 30-40 minutes.

  • Serve soup in bowls.


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