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Fish Soup with Star Fruit
Soups and Congees
|Fish Soup with Star Fruit|
1 whole fish, about one pound, or two smaller ones
1 chayote, peeled, seeded and diced
2 candied Chinese brown dates, each cut in six to eight pieces
1 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 slices fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1 star fruit, sliced
1. Scale the fish, gut it, remove fins and the end of the tail.
2. In a large pot, bring eight cups water to the boil. Gently put in the fish, chayote, and cut up dates. Reduce heat to low and simmer for half an hour.
3. Heat oil in a wok or fry pan and stir-fry the ginger slices.
4. Add the stir-fried ginger, salt, and the star fruit to the soup, and simmer another half an hour. Then serve.