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Shark's Fin Soup

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  Dried shark fin 1 Ounce, shredded (30 Gram)
  Gourmet stock/Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Black soy sauce 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 1⁄4 Inch, finely shredded
  Cooked chicken 1 1⁄2 Ounce, finely shredded (50 Gram)
  Cornflour 2 Tablespoon, blended with water
  Shallot oil 1 Teaspoon
  Dried scallops 1⁄3 Ounce (10 Gram)
  Dried fish maw 1⁄3 Ounce (10 Gram)
  Chicken stock 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dry sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Inch, sliced
  Yunnan ham 1 Tablespoon, shredded (Heaped)

Soak dried shark's fin in hot water for about 30 minutes until swollen and transparent.
Heat stock with soy sauce, shallot oil, salt and pepper, then add shark's fin, scallops, fish maw, ginger and chicken.
Thicken with cornflour and serve.
Garnish with shredded Yunnan ham.
In southern China, a few drops of black rice vinegar are generally added to the soup at the table.
The scallops and fish maw are optional, and may be ready-bought in dried form.
To prepare the scallops, place them in a bowl containing chicken stock, dry sherry, ginger and spring onion.
Steam in a steamer until the scallops are soft.
To prepare the fish maw, place them in a bowl, pour enough hot water over to soak them, cover with a lid, and set aside until soft.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 656 Calories from Fat 197

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.7%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.9 mg40.6%

Sodium 6164.4 mg256.9%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.82 g3.3%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 65 g130.5%

Vitamin A 3.4% Vitamin C 5.9%

Calcium 11.1% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shark's Fin Soup Recipe