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Ginger Soup

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Fresh ginger root
  • 7 c Water
  • 2 c Brown sugar


2 c Glutinous rice flour
Cold water

1. Slice ginger root thin. Place in a saucepan with water and sugar.

2. Bring to a boil, stirring; then simmer, covered, 15 to 20 minutes.
Discard ginger. Serve the hot liquid in small bowls.

NOTE: Ginger soup is eaten with steamed crabs. It's also eaten as a
midnight snack, and served to visitors any time of the day. During the
Chinese New Year it's served with dumplings (see below). DUMPLINGS FOR

1. Gradually add enough cold water to 2 cups glutinous rice flour (kneading
the mixture) to make a dough that has the consistency and pliability of wet

2. Pinch off about 1 tablespoon of the dough at a time and roll it between
the palms of the hands to make a ball. Place on waxed paper.

3. Bring the ginger soup to a boil. Drop the dough balls in and cook 5
minutes over medium heat. To serve: place several dumplings in each bowl.
Ladle the hot soup over.

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