Ingredients

  • Serves 4 people
  • 100 g Chinese spinach (yin choy)

  • 1 salted egg (cooked & diced)

  • 1 century egg (diced)

  • 1 egg (beaten)

  • 4 cloves garlic (lightly smashed)

  • 50 g dried ikan bilis (dried anchovies) - rinsed & drained

  • 4 cups water 

  • 1⁄2 tbsp cooking oil

  • 1 tbsp fried whitebaits/silver fish - for garnish

  • 1 tbsp wolfberries

Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Chinese Spinach Soup

Looking for a quick, healthy fix? The humble yet tasty Chinese Spinach Soup is here to the rescue! A combination of the simplest of ingredients –the Chinese spinach, dried ikan bilis(dried anchovies), garlic and eggs, this soup takes about 30 minutes to make from start to finish. For added sweetness, throw in a handful of wolfberries! Serve hot with rice for a complete meal.
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Milk
No Milk
Gluten Free
Gluten Free
Healthy
Healthy
No Alcohol
No Alcohol
No Milk
No Milk
Gluten Free
Gluten Free
  • Easy
  • 10 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min
  • 2 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 2 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • 10 min
  • 20 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Cut & clean spinach

    • Cut off roots of spinach then peel away some of the thin fibrous layer covering the entire stem.
    • Cut the spinach into portions approximately 10 cm in length. 
    • Rinse to remove all traces of dirt till water runs clear, then drain andset aside.


  2. Boil Soup

    • Add ikan bilis to a pot of boiling water.
    • Heat up ½ tbsp oil in a soup pot or wok. Fry garlic till fragrant & add dried ikan bilis broth.
    • Bring to a boil, add wolfberries & boil for 2-3 mins.
    • Add spinach, salted egg and century egg. 
    • Stir gently and cook for about 2 -3 minutes till the spinach is tender, then add beaten egg.
    • Season with salt if necessary.
    Boil Soup


Plate and Serve!

Garnish with fried whitebaits and serve hot.

Plate and Serve!

Nutritional Info

Typical Values  PER 100G PER SERVING
 Energy (Kj)  197kj 651kj
 Energy (Kcal) 47kcal 156kcal
 Fat
3.2g 11g
  which saturates
0.8g 2.5g
 Carbohydrates
0.5g 1.3g
  of which sugars
0g 0.5g
 Fibre
0g 0.5g
 Protein
4.1g 13g
 Salt 0.38g 1.2g

 

 

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