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Alternatives to shark's fin soup:

Double boiled chicken soup with Chile abalone - Michael & I-Li's wedding, 28.12.07.

Imitation shark’s fin soup - the fin is made up of mung bean vermicelli or gelatin which is cooked in chicken broth.

Double-boiled ginseng soup

Sweet and sour soup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Shark's fin squash and crab meat broth 
Contributed by Lily Ng

Shark's fin squash is actually the spaghetti squash. Its flesh resembles strands of shark's fin, hence the recipe's name. Click here for those who have never seen one before.  

Ingredients:
100g crab meat
200 gm spaghetti squash (baked and remove flesh with a fork)
4 cups chicken broth
1 egg (whisked)
1 tbsp Hua Tiau wine
1 clove garlic sliced
1 tbsp Brandy
1 tbsp of black or red vinegar

Seasoning:
tsp salt
tsp sugar
Sesame oil
Pepper

To Thicken:
1 tbsp cornflour mix with 3 tbsp water.

Method:
1. Heat up 1 tbsp of oil, stir fry garlic until fragrant and discard, sizzle Hua Tiau wine.

2. Pour in broth and bring to the boil, add crab meat, squash and seasoning and mix well, bring to the boil again.

3. Thicken with cornflour solution, mix well with beaten egg.

4. Add in brandy and vinegar before serving.

 

    

 

 
   
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