Pork And Prawn Ball Soup

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Sep. 09, 2011


For pork balls
Minced pork 400 Gram
Ginger 1/4 Teaspoon , finely grated
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , crushed
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
For prawn balls
Raw prawns 400 Gram
White bread slice 1
Egg yolk 1
Cornflour 1 Teaspoon
Pork stock/Chicken stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Bamboo shoots 3 Tablespoon , canned, sliced
Wine 1 Tablespoon (Chinese)
Spring onions 2 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Sesame oil 1/2 Teaspoon



1. Combine all the ingredients for the pork balls and form into balls about the size of large marbles

2. In a saucepan, bring the stock to a boil and drop the balls and bamboo shoots, bring to a boil, turn the heat down and simmer for ten minutes


3. Shell and devein prawns and chop them up very finely; mix together with all the other ingredients and form balls the same size as the pork balls and cook for another ten minutes

4. Remove them and set aside and prepare the soup

5. Into the stock, add Chinese wine or dry sherry and stir till the soup is clear for say a minute; add sesame oil and add the pork and prawn balls into it


6. Garnish with finely chopped spring onions and serve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 181Calories from Fat 87

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 698 mg29.08%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 18 g36%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet