Winter Melon Soup (Tung Kua Tong)
Winter Melon Soup (Tong Kua Tong) is a soothing and nutritious soup with cooling properties. Perfect on a warm day but just as comforting on a cool day.
winter melon soup
roasted chicken carcass
(trimmed and rinsed)
dried red dates
(rinse and soak for 15 minutes)
(rind removed and cubed) (450g)
Bring water in a large pot to a boil.
Add chicken carcass, red dates, and winter melon to the pot. Cover and bring water back to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for about 1½ to 2 hours. Skim off any scum appearing on the surface.
Season with salt and add goji berries. Continue to boil for another 5 minutes. Turn off stove.
Serve warm in individual bowls.
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