Lamb Thigh & Warming Herbs Soup (1304)

Warm center, promote blood and qi


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Lamb Thigh & Warming Herbs Soup


SYMPTOMS:

Lack of appetite, cold hands and feet and general weakness due to over worked.

THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS:

Warm center, promote blood and qi, promote vital fluid and prevent aging.

INGREDIENTS: (3 servings)

  • Lamb thigh 羊脾肉 – 360gm
  • Broomrape (rou cong rong) 肉鬆蓉 – 15gm
  • Chinese Yam (shan yao) 淮山 – 30gm
  • Angelica Sinensis (dang gui) 當歸- 9gm
  • Asparagus root (tian dong) 天冬 ( 去心 ) – 9gm
  • Astragalus / Astragali Radix (huang qi) 北耆 – 6gm
  • American ginseng 花旗參 - 9gm
  • Atractylodes Rhizoma (pai chu) 白朮 – 6gm
  • Glutinous rice 糯米 – 60gm

1.   Rinse lamb and put in boiling water to cook for a few minutes, remove, rinse and drain dry.

2.   Brown lamb in a wok with no oil.

3.   Rinse herbs and rice and put together with lamb in a slow cooker with 6 cups of boiling hot water. Turn on high heat and let it cook for at least 4 hours to meat is all tender.

4.   Add salt and 2 spoons of wine and serve.

USAGE:

Not suitable when having cold or flu. Take once a day with meal.  

For people who may be too weak to accept this enriching recipe right away, it is recommended to start taking astragalus and dates tea, a couple of time per week for two weeks before taking this recipe.


 

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