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Winter Melon Soup, Simplified (Doong Gwah Ton

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Category: Soups, Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 10 oz Chicken thighs
  • 1/2 lb Winter melon or watermelon
  • 7 c Water
  • 6 Fresh water chestnuts, peel
  • And slice
  • 1/2 c Sliced mushrooms, canned
  • 1/2 ts Chicken base (or 1/2 chicken
  • Bouillon cube)


1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Sugar
1/2 ts Thin soy sauce
1 ts Cornstarch

1. Remove the meat from the chicken thighs; save the bones for soup. Dice
the chicken into small cubes (approximately 1/2").

2. Sprinkle chicken with each of the ingredients listen under "marinade,"
mix well and marinate for 1/2 hour.

3. Remove skin and dice melon (1/2" cubes).

4. Measure the water into a large pot, add the chicken bones and boil for
25 minutes.

5. Remove bones from pot, add the chicken and the diced winter melon, cover
and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.

6. Now, add diced water chestnuts, sliced mushrooms and the chicken base or
bouillon cube.

7. Bring to a boil, and serve.

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