• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 350g lotus roots remove the skin and joints
  • 400g chicken meat or spare-ribs cut into 3cm pieces
  • 5 red dates
  • 1 piece dried scallop washed
  • 6 cups water
  • Seasoning:
  • salt to taste
  • Monosodium glutamate to taste(optional)
  • 1 tbsp chicken stock granules


  1. Cut lotus roots to 1/2 cm thickness. Blanch chicken meat or spare-ribs in boiling water. Remove and drain.
  2. Bring the 6 cups water to a boil. Add chicken meat/spare-ribs into the boiling water. Add in the lotus root slices, red dates and dried scallops and simmer the soup until the meat is tender. Add seasoning and serve hot.

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