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3 C's Soup


ABC soup is a very common, easy to make nutritious soup, but as I have corn, celery and carrot in this concotion, how best to name it but the 3 C's soup!






The sweetness from these Cameron Highlands corn gives added flavour to this clear and nourising soup.

Recipe for 3 C's Soup

Ingredients
  • 2 sticks sweet corn, chopped
  • 200 gm carrots
  • 150 gm celery
  • 300 gm pork ribs
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper corns, crushed
  • Salt to taste
Preparation
  1. Wash the pork ribs and then blanch them in a pot of boiling water, drain and set aside.
  2. Bring to the boil, the 5 cups of water and add in the pork ribs, corn, carrots, celery and crushed peppercorns.
  3. Boil on medium and low heat for 2 hours till the ribs are soft.
  4. Add salt to taste.
  5. Ladle into bowls and serve.

Comments

  1. I like alphabet soup! ABC, 3Cs...kekekke....

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  2. Mum used to make this for me when I am back too. I like to add daikon as well. YUM!

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  3. tigerfish
    What about DEF? Food for thought! Ha, ha!

    penny
    Ya, adding daikon should be great too!

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  4. This is one of the soup that I quite often cook for my family, simple and delicious !

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  5. Yes Cheah
    I wouldnt be surprised if you came up with DEF. - soup for thought!

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  6. Oh corn from my home town! yay!
    My childhood favourite!

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  7. the jagung looks very fresh.. must be very sweet soup...

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  8. renaclaire
    Oh, those Cameron jagung were lovely!

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  9. Sonia, this simple clear soup is quite popular in most households!

    Shirley, must think of what food/veggie starts with D, E and F!

    3 hungry tummies
    Your hometown can boast of many varieties of veggie, fruits and flowers!

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  10. i love this soup ....so sweet!and i do always add white pepper to most soups. I like to add yellow soy bean.

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  11. I love this soup. I love that big chunk of sweet corn there. Sweet corn gives soup a beautiful natural sweetness. I feel like running to the kitchen to make sweet corn soup now!

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  12. I love the name for this delicious soup, very cool!

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  13. Frist time heard of this 3Cs soup! haha... That's why my hubby said to me, "you're not a Chinese!"

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  14. this soup looks absolutely comforting and delicious...oh the corn is so delectable! simple but beautiful.

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  15. I wonder where my comment goes! errr... I make another one anyway! I've never heard of 3Cs soup before..so, 'sua gu'! haha... Even my hubby said I'm not a Chinese and I should have married to the white man!

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  16. lishapisa
    Thanks for dropping by my blog. Think adding soybean would be nice too.

    Mary
    This soup is tasty and the corn is yummy.

    5 Star Foodie
    I just gave it a name as the 3 main ingredients all started with 'C'!

    zurin
    Oh, those sweet corn were really sweet even after cooking. No wonder 3 hungry tummies was so proud of them coming from Camerons, her home town.

    Kristy
    Hey, girl, there are 2 comments from you. It's a a name I made up, ha, ha!

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