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Watercress Soup

Category: Starters

Serves: 4 people

Preparing time: 00:00

Cooking time: 00:00


450g spare ribs (chop into bite size pieces)

2 slices of ginger

2 cloves of garlic (bruise whole clove with side of a knife)

salt and pepper to season

2 large bunches or 2 packets of watercress

1-1.5 ltr water

Cooking Method

Step 1

Rinse the bone fragments from the spare ribs and drain well.

Step 2

In a large pot bring 1 ltr of water to the boil. Add spare ribs and boil for 1 minute, this should bring the scum to the top of the pot. Remove from heat and discard the water.

Step 3

Add 1.5 ltr of cold water to the pot together with garlic and ginger. Bring quickly to the boil and then simmer for one hour, season to taste.

Step 4

Wash watercress and add to boiling stock just before serving

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