Tonkin Crab Soup
From: Joel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Comments: Serve very hot.
Servings: 6
IngredientsPreparation
  • 5 cups [1.25 L] chicken broth
  • 8 ounces [227 g] thinly sliced pork strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] salt
  • 2/3 cup [160 mL] tapioca
  • 8 ounces [227 g] fresh boiled or canned drained sorted crabmeat
  • 1 small Chinese cabbage, cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] soy sauce
  • Into a large casserole, bring chicken broth to a boil.
  • Mix in pork strips; salt, a little at a time.
  • Lower heat and mix in tapioca.
  • Leave to simmer over low heat, until pork is done.
  • Break-up crabmeat; stir into soup.
  • Mix in Chinese cabbage strips.
  • Cover and leave to simmer for 4 minutes, until crabmeat is hot.
  • Stir in soy sauce, and serve.