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Lotus Root Soup

Lotus Root

Lotus Root Soup Recipe

In this recipe, the peanuts will be slightly crunchy, so if you prefer soft peanuts, simmer the soup for a bit longer.

Ingredients:

  • 2 sections (about 400g) lotus root wash to get rid of the soil
  • 250g pork ribs
  • 1.5 litres water
  • 1 carrot peeled and cut to small chunks
  • 6 dried scallops optional
  • 1 dried cuttlefish optional
  • 10 dried pitted red dates
  • 100g de-shelled raw peanuts
  • salt to taste

Directions:

  1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove the skin from the lotus root and cut to 1 cm slices.
  2. Blanch pork ribs in boiling water for about 5 minutes, rinse blanched pork pieces in water and set aside.
  3. In a pot, add water, lotus roots and the rest of the ingredients except salt. Simmer for 40 minutes, or until the pork is tender. For best results, keep warm in a thermal pot until ready to serve. Season with salt.
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52 comments on “Lotus Root Soup”

  1. Hi, can i cook this soup using rice cooker too? if can, the method will be the same?

  2. First time trying out this and it turned out great! Crunchy peanuts! Yay~

  3. Hi noobcook (but actually awesome cook),

    Sorry for not addressing you by name because I’m don’t know your name. :)

    I am kinda a fan and i often follow your recipes. I’m currently working in the US and making soup tmrw. I forgot to add peanut to the recipe after cooking the lotus root for two hours :(

    Can I now add the peanut and cook for another hour? Will that work.

    Thank you!

    Regards,
    Lujia

    • Hey sorry for my late reply! Aww I hoped you added the peanuts, I love them crunchy anyway, if not there is always a next time. And thanks for your kind words ><

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