Recipe: Black Chicken Soup

04 Nov 2016

Fragrant and nutritious, Black Chicken Soup acts as a natural tonic with high levels of protein, vitamin B, and acids that are low in saturated fat.
Here is a step by step guide to making this authentic Chinese recipe at home.
Shopping List: 
 
1 black chicken skinned, removed head and feet (you can ask your local poultry shop to do this for you)
1/2 tablespoon of Hsao Hsing 
Salt and ground white pepper
6 cups of water, half filled in a large pot
20 grams of Ginseng
1 tablespoon of Wolfberries
10 grams of Chinese Angelicae Root 
5 grams of Rhizoma 
6 grams of Liquorice Root
10 gram of Dried Longan 
 
Method: 
1. Boil a pot of water over medium – high heat.
2. When boiled, place chicken and Chinese herbs. Bring to boil again, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 1-1.5 hours.
3. Add rice wine before turning heat off. Stir briefly to combine ingredients and serve hot.