Ginger Garlic Minced Pork Soup

Our favorite dinner on a cold evening

This soup is definitely our go-to dinner option on a cold evening. It is simple to prepare and is has a wonderful array of Chinese flavors to it.

 

Ingredients

2 lbs Ground pork

2 quarts of chicken stock

3 garlic cloves diced (or 2 tablespoons of already diced garlic in a jar)

2 medium sized onions – finely diced

1 small piece of ginger diced (I table spoon)

2 tablespoons sesame oil

2 tablespoon oyster sauce

2 halved Potatoes (optional)

 

Direction

  1. In a large bowl, place the ground pork and break it up a little with a fork. Add the sesame oil, oyster sauce and 2 tablespoons of diced onions. Mix it in really well with a fork.
  2. In a large pan, starting warming the chicken stock. Once it comes to a boil, add the remainder of the onions, garlic and ginger. (if you like potatoes in your soup, you can add it now).Keep it boiling for another 10 – 15 minutes. Then add the marinated pork in to boiling soup with a tablespoon at a time. (make sure potatoes are cooked if you are adding them)
  3. Bring the soup to a boil for another 10 minutes. Turn off the heat and keep the soup covered for another few minutes.
  4. You can serve with rice or just have by itself.
Diced onions and garlic and ginger

Diced onions and garlic and ginger

This is what a ginger root looks like. It is available in most grocery store.

This is what a ginger root looks like. It is available in most grocery store.

 

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Oyster sauce is available is all Asian stores and also in many grocery stores in the Asian section.

Sesame oil is available in the Asian section of most grocery stores.

Sesame oil is available in the Asian section of most grocery stores.

 

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