150gfish mawssoaked in water for 30 minutes, cut into 5cm per piece
6-8piecesFORTUNE Chile Fortune Abalone
8large dried Shiitake mushroomssoaked in water overnight, removed stem, squeeze out the water.
80gDried scallopssoak in water overnight
1large frozen sea cucumberthawed and washed to get rid of any innards
3red datessteam and used as garnish
1whole steamed chickenready to eat
Boil 2L water in a pot. Blanch the chicken bones, chicken feet, pork bone and lean pork over medium heat for 7 minutes to remove the impurities. Rinse the meat and bones with clean water.
Heat up a large pot with 1 tbsp oil, and add the bacon. Cook till the fragrance releases and it turns slightly brown.
Add in blanched ingredients and the remaining ingredients in [A]. Bring the soup to a boil, and turn to medium heat to simmer the soup for 30 mins.
Add in fish maw and simmer for another 1 hour. Check the soup every 30 mins to ensure that the fish maw is not too soft and the ingredients are still submerged in the soup. If the water level is to low, add in some hot water.
Check on the soup an hour later and taste to adjust the soup with salt if desired.
Step 2: Steam the ingredients
On a plate, arrange sea cucumber, scallops, mushrooms and red dates on it. Pour 1 ladle of soup onto the plate.
Place the plate in a steamer and steam the ingredients for 10 mins.
Step 3: Assemble and ready to serve
In a claypot, lay the ingredients in the following sequence nicely:
-Abalone – 8 pieces
Pour the filtered soup over the ingredients and garnish with the steamed red dates, goji berries, and coriander.