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Figs, Chicken and Red Dates Soup ~ Confinement food ~ 无花果和红枣鸡汤


Figs are high in fibre, natural sugars and minerals.  Their nutritional value increases when they're dried.  As dried figs are good for the lungs and contribute health and wellness, using them as an ingredient for making soup is benefical to our body.  Stewing figs with some pork and red dates will help to increase the flow of breast milk.  Hence it is also good for mothers in confinement.



Figs, Chicken and Red Dates Soup ~ Confinement food  ~  无花果和红枣鸡汤
Ingredients

800 gm free range chicken, chopped
50 gm dried figs
40 gm seedless red dates
5 gm goji berries
2.5 lt water
Seasalt to taste

Method
Bring the 2..5 lt in a pot, once boiling, add in the chicken,
dried figs and red dates
Simmer and let cook till chicken is tender, about 2 hours
Add in goji berries
Fine tune to taste with seasalt
Serve




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