• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 1-1.5 kg whole winter melon, top cut off, washed
  • 3cm piece ginger, bruised 4 black mushrooms
  • 5g canned straw mushrooms
  • 100g chicken breast meat, diced
  • 20g dried cuttlefish, washed and cut into 1cm strips
  • 10g lotus seeds, soaked in warm water for 1 hour, drained
  • 2g red dates, washed
  • 50g bamboo fungus, soaked in warm water
  • 6 jasmine flower petals washed
  • 750ml superior chicken stock salt, to taste
  • Scoop the flesh out of the melon, leaving approximately 2.5cm (1") of flesh all round the rind


  1. Place all the ingredients into the melon shell.
  2. Pour in the superior chicken stock. Season with salt to taste.
  3. Cover the top of the melon with aluminium foil and steam the whole melon for two hours.
  4. Serve immediately.

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