You often hear about crab soup, shrimp soup, or pumpkin soup, but with crab bamboo shoot soup – it may feel a bit strange if you haven’t had the opportunity to try it. This is actually quite a familiar soup in restaurant menus. Crab meat is prepared with asparagus – a resonance that results in an interesting, nutritious, healthy soup, especially for young children.
- 250g chicken
- 100g shredded crab meat
- 10 boiled quail eggs
- 1 box of asparagus
- 1 chicken egg
- 5 teaspoons cornstarch
- Purple onion, onion, green onion
- Common spices
Prepare the Ingredients
- Asparagus: Remove from the box, remove the water and cut into bite-sized pieces. Blanch briefly with boiling water, take out and drain.
- Other ingredients: Red onion peeled, minced. Onions are also minced. Crack the eggs into a bowl, use chopsticks to beat them.
Step 1: Boil the Chicken
When the chicken is bought, wash it with dilute salt water to remove the bad smell. Boil until cooked, then take out, put immediately in a bowl of ice-cold water or cold water. This is the secret to keeping chicken meat still beautiful white. Finally, tear the chicken into small pieces. Save the chicken broth for a little while to cook the soup until fragrant.
Step 2: Stir-fry Crab Meat
Put the pan on the stove, remove 1 teaspoon of minced onion with a little oil. Wait until fragrant, then pour in the shredded crab meat, use to stir it back and forth until the crab meat is fully cooked.
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Step 3: Cook Bamboo Shoots and Crab Soup
Bring the chicken broth to a boil again, drop in the asparagus and the peeled quail eggs. Slowly pour in the egg, stirring with chopsticks to form beautiful white streaks. Next, add the crab meat along with the chicken in one turn.
Season with a little seasoning including 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon MSG, 1 teaspoon pepper. Bring to a boil a little more, then pour in the cornstarch water. At this point, the soup pot will have consistency. You can taste it to see if it is just right or not to reduce it appropriately. Note that the soup should not be too strong to taste delicious.
Step 4: Enjoy
Ladle crab bamboo shoot soup with chicken into a bowl, add a few drops of sesame oil or olive oil to enhance the aroma. Sprinkle a little more pepper along with cilantro and you’re done.