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    Chinese Melon Soup (Dong Gwah Jong)

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    45 mins

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    25 mins

    littleturtle's Note:

    Great summer soup. It sounds really weird, but it's so good. DH says absolutely not to leave out the watermelon because it really adds to the flavor of the broth (even though you put it in at the very end) and the broth is really fantastic.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      For fancy presentation - remove top of melon.
    2. 2
      Scoop out melon and seeds, reserving 3 cups melon balls.
    3. 3
      Scallop edge of melon.
    4. 4
      In a large pan, heat stock, bamboo, mushrooms, ham, chicken, ginger, sugar, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil.
    5. 5
      Reduce the heat to low, half cover the pan, and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
    6. 6
      Just before serving add reserved melon balls and pour soup into the melon shell.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle with almonds and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 17, 2008

      55

      Yum.

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    • on April 23, 2007

      55

      I made this exactly as posted except I used slivered almonds instead of shredded. It was sooo yummy! A definate keeper. Thank you for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chinese Melon Soup (Dong Gwah Jong)

    Serving Size: 1 (411 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 413.1
     
    Calories from Fat 165
    40%
    Total Fat 18.4 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 3.4 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 62.9 mg
    20%
    Sodium 861.5 mg
    35%
    Total Carbohydrate 29.2 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
    12%
    Sugars 16.8 g
    67%
    Protein 34.4 g
    68%

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