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Walnut Red Dates Chicken Soup ~ Confinement food ~ 核桃红枣鸡汤

This is a very refreshing and delicious soup that mothers in confinement after delivery can enjoy.  Walnuts are an excellent source of vitamins like Vitamin E and B6 and minerals like manganese and phosphorus, while red dates promotes red blood cells and boosts blood circulation.  Having a soup with meals will certainly help to keep the mother hydrated.



Walnut Red Dates Chicken Soup ~  Confinement food ~ 核桃红枣鸡汤
Ingredients

  • 800 gm free-range chicken, chopped
  • 60 gm walnuts
  • 60 gm seedless red dates
  • 2 honey dates
  • 2.5 lt water
  • Seasalt to taste
Method
  1. Boil the water in a pot and once boiling, add in the red dates, honey dates and walnuts.
  2. Bring to the boil and then add in the chicken pieces, cover and let soup simmer under medium low heat till the chicken and walnuts are tender.  This will take about 2 to 2.5 hours.
  3. Add seasalt to taste.  Serve
  4. Yield :  4 servings



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