Chicken soup with Chinese angelica root 雞肉湯當歸

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 free range chicken
  • 5g chinese angelica root (dang gui)
  • 3 pieces of astragalus (huang qi)
  • 1 piece of dried tangerine peel (chen pi)
  • 1 tbsp goji berries (gou ji zi)
  • 2 red dates
  • 1 bottle of rice wine
  • Pinch of salt

Method: 
  1. Wash and cut the chicken into smaller pieces
  2. Parboil the chicken pieces
  3. Place the chicken, chinese angelica root, astragalus, dried tangerine peel, goji berries & red dates into a small pot
  4. Add rice wine till it covers the Ingredients:
  5. Bring the pot to a boil
  6. Light a match to the surface of the soup to burn the alcohol in the wine
  7. When the fire dies out, let the soup simmer for another 30 minutes
  8. Add salt before serving
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