Recipes

Watercress Soup with Ham Shreds

  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • ½ teaspoon five spice powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 2 - ¼ inch slices fresh gingerroot, peeled
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 2 bunches watercress, washed, stems discarded
  • ½ cup thinly sliced ham
  1. Put first 7 ingredients in wok. Bring to boil at 225°; cook 10 minutes; strain, reserving stock.
  2. Return stock to wok; Bring to boil at 225°; all watercress and ham; return to boil. Serve immediately.
    Makes 6 to 8 servings.