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Pork And Winter Melon Soup

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My family of pork lovers fell head over heels in love with this Pork and Winter Melon Soup. What I would say is that you need not necessarily be a pork lover to like this Pork And Winter Melon Soup. It has all what it takes to make a perfect soup!
Ingredients
  Lean pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Winter melon 1 Pound
  Egg 1
  Stock/Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Cut pork in 1/2 inch cubes. Cut winter melon in 1 inch cubes, discarding rind and seeds.
2. Place pork, winter melon and stock in a saucepan. Bring slowly to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 30 minutes.
3. Stir in salt. Beat egg, and stir in quickly. Remove from heat. variations: For the pork, substitute raw chicken or smoked ham, diced, or 1/4
cup dried shrimp (soaked).
In step 2, add 3 dried black mushrooms (soaked), diced; or 5 water chestnuts, diced.
In step 2, bring stock to a boil first; then add pork and winter melon. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Winter
Ingredient: 
Pork

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 627 Calories from Fat 207

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.5%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 302.6 mg100.9%

Sodium 4332.8 mg180.5%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 37.2 g

Protein 64 g127.1%

Vitamin A 11.2% Vitamin C 140.1%

Calcium 10.4% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
How would I modify this recipe by serving the broth in the squash?
Pork And Winter Melon Soup Recipe