Mutton Carrot Soup (2011)

Improve eyesight and strengthen the body

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Mutton Carrot Soup


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


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


  • 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. 


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

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