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

Recipe Ingredient

  • 6 pieces fresh sea-coconut, skinned and sliced thickly
  • 12g hairs of ginseng roots (Cantonese: yeong sum soe)
  • 3 pieces liquorice (kam choe)
  • 5 honey dates (mat choe), rinsed
  • 120g honey rock sugar
  • 1.2 litres water


  1. Bring water and yeong sum soe and kam choe to a boil for 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce the heat and add honey dates, sugar and sea-coconut.
  3. Simmer over medium-low heat for 40 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat and leave to cool.
  5. Can be served chilled or warm.

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