Chinese Chicken Herbal Soup


Chicken Herbal Soup

Chicken Herbal Soup is one of my favorite soup and normally I will cook soup twice in a week. This week, I pick chicken herbal soup is one of my soup dishes. At home, almost everyday mom cooks soup for us. She said soup is really good for our healthy. I did try chinese herbal chicken soup at Tuas (Singapore) when I worked last time, it costs me around SGD 10. The taste’s quiet nice but not much variety of ingredient. It’s just a plain soup and chicken.


Chuan Xiong, Huang Qi, Dang Shen, Dang Gui, Guo Gi Zi, Hong Zao, Ginseng

I asked my mom to brought some packet of chinese herbs for stewing chicken soup  for me from Medan.


Chinese Chicken Herbal Soup

Chinese Chicken Herbal Soup ( Serves 2 Pax)

Preparing Time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 60 minutes


1. Half Chicken

2. Dang Shen (当参)

3. Huai Shan (淮山)

4. Bei Qi (北芪)

5.Yu Zhu (玉竹)

6. Wolfberries (淮山)

7. 1,5 Liters water

8. 1 tea spoon of salt

9. 1 tea spoon of sugar ( If necessary)


1. Rinse and drain all the dried herbs to remove dust and dirty. Blanch chicken in boiling water for a few minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water & set aside.

2. Place the chicken and all ingredient in the pan and boil them around 45 minutes and longer till the chicken is tender and fully cooked. Add salt and sugar if necessary

3. Serve with steamed white rice



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August 2013

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