2) Add chicken, sweet corn, carrots and fresh Huai Shan. This soup is very light, good for the warm weather now. “Are you ready for a feast?” Planning for any gathering, or feeling like fixing a feast for your loved ones? When soup is ready, remove the corn cobs and soup bag. Tie up the soup bag. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer the soup over low heat for about 2 hours. The Chinese yam or better known as Huai Shan is often used in the preparation of tonic or herbal soups and remedies. Your email address will not be published. Huai Shan is widely utilized by Chinese physicians in healing liver problems, blood detoxication, hair loss, joint-related issues, and to support kidneys function, despite the lack of clinical proof that supports the claimed effects. Add water and double-boil for 1 1/2 -2 hours. “Soup that benefits you and your family, for health and vitality”. However do you know that you can also buy fresh Huai Shan from the market or supermarket? Well, saw many, heard many, give it a try as it won’t go wrong with having it moderately. Instructions, Bring a pot of water to a boil over high heat. 1) Bring a pot of water to a boil over high heat. Chinese yam soup with different meats and other Chinese herbs can improve digestion, helps reduce inflammation and regulate blood sugar. Burdock root is usually used to harness it’s health benefits with Chinese Yam root, despite the fact that they have similar appearance. Mild natural sweetness yields from red dates and fresh sweet corn, the fresh Huai Shan does not create much taste here. Good info. You probably can’t recognise the fresh Huai Shan Its appearance looks different from the dried one which has already been thinly slices and harden before placing up the store rack for sale. Lucky me I found your site by accident (stumbleupon). Place the soup bag of ingredients together with corn cobs into the 3.5L water in a deep soup pot and bring to a boil. :), 22 Nov: New post: Orchard Rendezvous Hotel, 16 Oct: New post: iPad Pro 12.9 4th Gen (2020), 7 Oct: New post: Epson L6170 Inkjet Printer, 23 Sep: New post: Accessories, Gadgets and Trinkets – Covid 19 Edition, 22 Aug: New post: Oculus Quest – Part 4 – Apps, 16 Aug: New post: Oculus Quest – Part 3 – Apps, 26 Jul: New post: Oculus Quest – Part 2 – The Device, Re-entering the Kitchen: Corn & Huai Shan Chicken Soup, ← Re-entering the Kitchen: Stir-fry Noodles, Oodles of Romantic Dramas, Action and Super Hero Flicks – Part 1 →, Accessories, Gadgets and Trinkets – Covid 19 Edition. Jun 27, 2017 - “Soup that benefits you and your family, for health and vitality” In the midst of sharing my food experiences in Hong Kong, I did not forget my house recipes. Reduce heat to low fire, and simmer for 30 – 40 minutes. Chinese Yam Chicken Soup. Source: moon503 1 Local free range chicken (Kampung chicken, mine was 650gm dressed weight) 1 ft long fresh Chinese Yam (Huai Shan) 1 sprig of spring onion 3 slices of ginger 1 Tbsp Shao Xing wine 1 Tbsp goji berries/wolf berries 2L water (approximately 8 bowls) 1. Its texture is a little reminiscent of cooked lotus seed when chewing it, despite the total difference in term of appearance of these two substances. Blanch duck and chicken pieces in a pot of boiling water for 1 minute. Salt – 1/4 tsp. Cover the pot and reduce heat to its lowest and simmer for 30 minutes. Cover pot with lid. Come join me on My Wok Life FaceBook, Instagram & Twitter. Do peel away the root skin using normal peeler. 3. Water – 500 ml. 200g fresh Huai Shan, peeled, thinly sliced, and blanched
 Remove and rinse. The fresh one will be found in long stick-like root form with skin intact. 200g of lean pork ribs, blanched
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