Ingredients

  • Serves 4 people
  • 500 g pork spare ribs

  • 400 g lotus root

  • 1 ear corn (cut into chunks)

  • 1 carrot (cut into chunks)

  • 60 g ginger (peeled and sliced)

  • 5 cloves garlic (smashed)

  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing wine

  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 chilli padi (sliced)

  • salt (to taste)

  • 4 L water

Chinese Lotus Pork Rib Soup
Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Chinese Lotus Pork Rib Soup

A classic soup in Chinese cuisine, bring back the flavors of Grandma’s cooking with this easy recipe!
  • Easy
  • 10 min
  • 135 min
  • 15 min
  • 4 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 4 steps
  • 13 Ingredients
  • 10 min
  • 135 min
  • 15 min

Instructions

  1. Prepare lotus root

    • Peel and clean lotus root, then slice and set aside.


  2. Boil pork

    • In a pot filled with boiling water, add pork and boil for 5 minutes. Skim off the scum from the top of the boiling water, then transfer the pork to a larger pot.
    Boil pork


  3. Simmer soup

    • Add sliced lotus root, corn, carrot, ginger, garlic and 2 tbsp Shaoxing wine to the pot. Cover and simmer at medium low heat for 2 hours. After 2 hours, season with salt to taste, then remove from heat.

    | For added flavor, you can also add ½ cup shelled peanuts or groundnuts to the soup.



  4. Make dipping sauce

    • In a small dish, combine 2 tbsp light soy sauce, 2 tbsp dark soy sauce, 1 tbsp sugar and chilli padi.
    Make dipping sauce


Plate and Serve!

Serve this dipping sauce for the ribs, along with hot soup!

Plate and Serve!

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