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Dried Bok Choy Soup

Dried bok choy Soup is a Chinese soup and called choy gon tong (菜乾湯). Also, it is a classic and common soup in Canton area, southern part of China. Dried bok choy soup basic ingredients are choy gon and pork bones. 
Course Soup
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 32kcal
Author Tracy O.

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch Dried bok choy
  • ½ cup Dried scallops small
  • 3 pieces Pork bones
  • 6 cups Water (top stove method 8 cups)
  • Salt to your taste (I didn’t add salt because dried scallop is little salty)

Instructions

INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTANT POT METHOD:

  • Wash and soak choy gon (dried bok choy) into water for 1-2 hours to remove dirt and bugs.
  • After that, wash and soak dried scallops into water for a few minutes in order to remove sand or dirt.
  • Then, wash pork bones. Some people like to boil the pork bones to remove excess blood and fat before making soup.
  • Add all the ingredients: pork bones, choy gon (dried bok choy), dried scallops into instant pot. Next, add 6 cups of water.
  • After, close the lid and vent. Push manual button to adjust 70 minuets at high pressure and natural release.
  • Skimming the fat (you can buy this type of strainer from Amazon). Then, add salt to your taste. ( I didn’t add any salt because dried scallop is little salty)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR TOP STOVE METHOD:

  • Wash and soak choy gon (dried bok choy) into water for 1-2 hours to remove dirt and bugs.
  •  After that, wash and soak dried scallops into water for a few minutes in order to remove sand or dirt.
  • Then, wash pork bones. Some people like to boil the pork bones to remove excess blood and fat before making soup.
  • Add all the ingredients: pork bones, choy gon (dried bok choy), dried scallops into pot. Next, add 8 cups of water.
  • Turn the fire to high until it is boiling, turn the fire to small and simmering for 2 hours.
  • Skimming the fat (you can buy this type of strainer from Amazon). Then, add salt to your taste. ( I didn’t add any salt because dried scallop is little salty)

Notes

Cooking tips for dried bok choy soup:

  • Wash and soak choy gon in water for 1-2 hours to remove dirt and bugs. Then, wash them very well because you don't want to drink sandy soup.
  • Next, wash and soak dried scallops into water for a few minutes in order to remove sand or dirt.
  • Then, wash pork bones. Some people like to boil the pork bones to remove excess blood and fat before making soup.
  • If you use top stove method, add 2 more cups of water and simmering for around 2 hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 32kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 6255IU | Vitamin C: 63mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 1mg