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Lotus Root and Peanut Soup is a bowl of comfort on a cold day. This flavorful soup is slowly simmered to bring out all its wholesome goodness. | RotiNRice.com
Lotus Root and Peanut Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 45 mins
 

Lotus Root and Peanut Soup is a bowl of comfort on a cold day. This flavorful soup is slowly simmered to bring out all its wholesome goodness.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 8
Calories: 245 kcal
Author: Linda Ooi
Ingredients
  • ½ cup shelled raw peanuts (85g)
  • 12 red dates
  • lbs lotus root (600g)
  • 3/4 lb bone-in pork ribs ** (350g)
  • 10 cups water (2.4 liters)
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Rinse and soak peanuts and red dates for 30 minutes. Drain. Peel lotus root with vegetable peeler. Cut lotus root cross-wise into ¼-inch thick slices.

  2. Place all ingredients in a large pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and allow soup to simmer for 1½ to 2 hours. Skim off scum appearing on the surface. Season with salt.
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  3. Serve warm in individual bowls.
Recipe Notes

**Pork ribs may be substituted with 2 chicken carcass.