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Lotus Root and Peanut Pork Ribs Soup

I have been craving for lotus root soup for a while now, and it was such a delight to find beautiful looking lotus roots on sale in the supermarket yesterday. I hurriedly bought one and made a bee line to gather the rest of the ingredients for this soup. ♥

Lotus Root and Peanut Pork Ribs Soup

Lotus Root and Peanut Pork Ribs Soup

Lotus Root and Peanut Pork Ribs Soup



Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Total Time: 1 hour 45 mins

Serves: 4


  • 2 liter water
  • 500 gram pork ribs
  • 300 gram lotus root, peeled and cut into 1 cm thick pieces
  • 200 gram peanut, washed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tomatoes, cored and cut into quarters


  1. Boil water in a soup pot.
  2. Add pork ribs, lotus root, peanut, salt, and sugar. Boil for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove foam/scum with a ladle to get a clear soup.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour, or until the pork is fully cooked and the lotus root and peanut are tender but still crunchy.
  5. Add tomatoes and cook for another 15 minutes.


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