Pork And Winter Melon Soup
|Lean pork||1⁄4 Pound|
|Winter melon||1 Pound|
|Stock/Water||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
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.