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Diced Winter Melon Soup

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Ingredients
  Basic chinese chicken broth/Pork broth 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Winter melon 2 Pound, washed, peeled and diced
  Dried forest mushrooms 6 Large, softened and diced
  Dried tangerine peel piece 1 , soaked in water to cover 10 minutes and drained (4 Inch Piece)
  Diced water chestnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced bamboo shoots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken breast 1 , skinned, boned and diced
  Salt To Taste
  Slivered virginia ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chinese parsley sprig 2
Directions

Combine broth, winter melon, mushrooms, tangerine peel, water chestnuts and bamboo shoots in large kettle; cover, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer gently 1 hour, adding chicken last 10 minutes.
Discard tangerine peel and adjust seasonings with salt.
Garnish with ham and Chinese parsley.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Winter

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