Apple and Pear Pork Rib Soup (清热苹果雪梨排骨汤)
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Serves: 2 to 3 pax
  • 400g Pork Big Bone
  • 500g Pork Prime Ribs/ Pork Ribs
  • 12g Sweet Almond Kernels (南杏)
  • 4g Bitter Almond Kernels (北杏)
  • 5g Wolfberries
  • 2 Pieces Honey Dates
  • 2 Medium Apples (Cut into wedges and remove the core)
  • 1 Medium Snow Pear/ Brown Pear (Cut into wedges and remove the core)
  • 1.5 teaspoons Salt
  • 1.5 litres of water (and more )
Parboiling the ribs and bones
  1. In an empty pot, add in the pork ribs and pork bones
  2. Fill with water, enough to submerge the pork ribs and bones in the water.
  3. Bring to boil over medium high heat
  4. Turn of the heat and remove it from the stove
  5. Discard the water; rinse and wash the bones and ribs until it is totally scum-free
Boiling the soup
  1. Add all the ingredients (including the washed bones and ribs) into an empty pot that can hold at least 1.5 litres of water and the ingredients
  2. Add 1.5 litres of water and remember the 1.5 litres water level. Add more water along the way as water will evaporate during 2 hours of boiling.
  3. Boil the soup under medium high heat (preferably throughout the 2 hours for a milkier soup)
  4. The soup should remain at the 1.5 litres of water after 2 hours of boiling (if more than 1.5 litres, continue to boil till reduce. If lesser than 1.5 litres, add more water till it reach the 1.5 litres mark)
  5. Serve hot and enjoy
Recipe by eckitchensg at