Thursday, June 28, 2007

Seafood and Vegetable Soup 海鲜蔬菜汤

I love this soup. It's rich in flavours. It's like a one pot meal. I think my mother would have love this. Some much food in there. Only thing missing is meat. Cook this and save the hassle of cooking another dish. Yeah, that my mother favourite way of cooking*wink*

  • 5 Chinese Mushrooms, soak to soften, sliced or whole
  • 10 Button Mushrooms
  • 8 Babycorn, sliced
  • 100g Winter Melon, diced
  • 1/2 Carrot, sliced
  • 3 pieces Fish Maw, soak to soften, cut into small size
  • 8 Medium Prawns, shelled and devein
  • 1 Squid, cleaned and sliced
  • 500ml Bone Broth
  • 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese Cooking Wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • Cornflour mixture (thickener)
How to do it:
  1. Blanch squid and prawn and set aside.
  2. Bring broth to a boil.
  3. Add in fish maw and mushroom.
  4. Cook for 10 minutes before other vegetables.
  5. Cook till the vegetables soft according to your preference
  6. Add in prawns and squids 3 minutes before then end of the cooking process.
  7. Add in the seasonings. Mix well.
  8. Stir in the cornflour mixture gradually to your desired thickness.
  9. Serve hot.


  1. how do u prepare the bone broth?

  2. Anonymous,
    Please refer to on homemade bone broth. Alternatively, you can get swanson's pork rib broth but it comes with added msg.