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Chicken and Lotus Seed Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 lb Dried lotus seeds
  • 1 c Chicken
  • 1/2 c Mushrooms; fresh or canned
  • 1 ts Smoked ham
  • 1/2 c Green peas
  • 6 c Stock
  • 1/2 ts Sugar


1. Blanch dried lotus seeds: soak the seeds 5 minutes in hot water. Rub
off the husks. Insert a toothpick in one end of each seed. Push out &
discard the bitter tasting green heart. Rinse. Boil 10-15 minutes. Drain.

2. Slice chicken and mushrooms. Mince ham. Shell peas.

3. Bring stock to a boil. Add lotus seeds, chicken, mushrooms and sugar.
Simmer, covered, 30 minutes.

4. Add peas and simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes more. Garnish with ham.

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