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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Chicken Melon Soup

This popular soup in China with the sweet taste of winter melon being added to the chicken.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • Winter melon - 1 Cup
  • Water
  • Black Mushrooms - 5
  • Chicken Stock - 3 Cups
  • Ginger - 4 Slices
  • Cooked Ham - 1/4 Cup
  • pepper - 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Green Onions - 2


Take the Water melon, Wash it , peel the skin out , take the seeds out. Cut in to medium cube sized pieces. In a deep pan add water and add the melon pieces to the water and boil it until the melon becomes soft. Add mushrooms, Ginger, ham and chicken stock to the melon soup. Boil on low heat for 25 min. add salt and pepper. Garnish with onions and sauces. Serve Hot.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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