Mutton Carrot Soup (2011)

Improve eyesight and strengthen the body


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Mutton Carrot Soup

SYMPTOMS:

Blood and qi deficiency manifested as lack of energy, dizziness and headache, numbing of extremities, lack of appetite, night blindness.

THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:

Nourish spleen and liver to promote blood and qi, improve eyesight and appetite, and strengthen the body.

INGREDIENTS: (3 to 4 SERVINGS)

  • Mutton - 640gm
  • Carrot - 320gm
  • Chinese yam (shan yao) 淮山 - 80gm
  • Ginger - 5 slices
  • Honey dates 蜜棗 - 5

1.   Soak yam in water for 30 minutes. Wash and rinse.  

2.   Wash mutton and cut into 2" cubes and put in boiling water to cook for 5 minutes. Retrieve and rinse. Use a wok to brown mutton slightly with oil and ginger, sprinkle in a spoon of cooking wine and set aside.

2.   Peel and cut carrot into pieces.

3.   Put all ingredients in a pot with about 5 liters of water and bring to boil. Remove foam, reduce heat to simmer for 3 hours to about 1/3 of water left (add boiling water to the cooking whenever necessary).

4.   Add seasoning to serve. 

USAGE:

Not suitable for people with hot liver syndrome manifested as red and itchy eyes.



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