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Winter Melon Soup

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Winter Melon Soup is a mouth watering appetizer recipe. Try this Winter Melon Soup; I am sure you will get a lot of compliments for this one!
Ingredients
  Loin pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Smoked ham/Prosciutto 1⁄4 Pound (Smithfield, Good Quality One)
  Dark chicken meat 1⁄4 Pound, skinned and boned
  Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Winter melon 1 Pound, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper white 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Minced ginger root 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooked crabmeat 1⁄4 Pound, shredded
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, cleaned and thinly sliced
  Dried lotus seeds 2 Ounce
Directions

Blanch pork, ham, and chicken in 1 quart boiling water for about 5 minutes.
Drain and cool.
Cut the pork, chicken, all but 1 tablespoon ham into 1/4- to 1/2-inch pieces.
Mince reserved tablespoon ham to be used for garnish later.
Pour chicken stock and water into a 5- to 6-quart pot.
Add sherry, diced pork, chicken, ham, and melon.
Season with salt, pepper, and minced ginger root.
Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer, partially covered, for 10 minutes.
Stir in shredded crab, sliced mushrooms, and lotus seeds, and simmer 10 minutes longer.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Winter
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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