Friday, October 15, 2010

Salted Vegetable Soup with Meatballs

some salted vegetables - washed and soaked for 5 mins
1 small bowl of minced meat
1 tomato - cut into quarters
1 pc of soft tofu - cut into big cubes
2 small red chilli
2 cloves garlic
2 slices of ginger
3 bowls chicken stock

Seasonings for minced meat
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 tbsp huatiao wine
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp cornstarch

  1. Marinate the minced meat and set aside for 30 mins.  Shape them into bite-sized balls.
  2. Boil the chicken stock in a pot.  Add the salted vegetable, ginger and garlic and simmer for 15 mins.
  3. Add the minced meat, tofu and tomato and continue to cook for another 15 mins under low heat.  Serve hot.