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Winter Melon Soup

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This Winter melon Soup is a terrific meal starter !Try this chicken, mushroom and winter melon appetizer and tell me if you've enjoyed it ! Your suggestions for this winter melon soup are welcome !
  Chicken 3 1⁄2 Pound (1 In Number)
  Canned chinese mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced boiled ham 1 Tablespoon
  Lotus seeds 1 Can (10 oz)
  Chicken stock 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Winter melon 6 Pound (1 In Number)

Clean chicken and remove bones.
Dice very small and place in a saucepan.
Dice the two types of mushrooms and add to the chicken.
Add ham, lotus seeds, chicken stock, salt and pepper, and bring to a boil.
Wash the melon and cut across 2 1/2 inches from the top.
Remove all the seeds and make an even hollow in the center.
Place the melon in a deep ovenproof serving bowl.
Pour the soup mixture into the melon and replace the top.
Place a rack in a saucepan filled up to 2 inches of boiling water and place the bowl on the rack.
Cover the saucepan and steam for 5 hours.
Serve the melon walls with the soup at table.

Recipe Summary

Winter, Party

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5372 Calories from Fat 1801

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 200 g308.3%

Saturated Fat 56 g280.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1099.7 mg366.6%

Sodium 4228.9 mg176.2%

Total Carbohydrates 481 g160.2%

Dietary Fiber 22.3 g89.1%

Sugars 240.8 g

Protein 414 g828%

Vitamin A 62.2% Vitamin C 822.2%

Calcium 83.8% Iron 166.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Winter Melon Soup Recipe