Salted Vegetable Duck Soup
Did you know that Salted Vegetable Duck Soup can help to boost one’s appetite? The salted vegetables and tomatoes give a slightly sour taste that can help stimulate one’s desire to eat! It is an all-in-one pot soup and is easy to make! If your loved ones are experiencing a loss in appetite, try making this for them! This salted vegetable duck soup recipe is brought to you by Lucinda Lau.
  • 1/2 duckchop into chunky pieces
  • 500g salted vegetablesliced into large pieces
  • 2 tomatoesquartered
  • 4 salted plumsmashed slightly to release the juice
  • 2 cloves garlicrinsed and mashed
  • 1L chicken stock
  • 500ml water
  • 1tbsp white peppercrushed
Prepare the duck
  1. Rub salt on the duck and rinse it thoroughly
  2. In a pot, heat up water. When it starts to simmer, add in the duck meat to blanch it. #Tip: This will remove the scum on the duck and it will give you a clearer soup.
Boil the soup & serve hot
  1. Stove method: Add the blanched duck and all the ingredients into a pot. Cook over stove for 3 hours till the duck softens. Monitor the water level as it cooks, top up with more water when required.
  2. Pressure cooker method: Add the blanched duck and all the ingredients into the electric pressure cooker. Select the right setting and it will take about 1 hour to cook.