This is a scrumptious dish that is best made in a slow cooker for approximately 6 - 8 hours on high. It was thickened about 30 minutes before serving and the uncooked noodles were added at the last minute. Enjoy!
Remove thin-cut pork chops from their bone, trim of all visible fat, cut into bite-size pieces and marinade in oyster sauce overnight. Dissolve the soup base in boiling water and pour into the slow cooker. Peel and halve potatoes, cut into very thin slices and add them to the slow cooker. Cut carrots celery and garlic thin and add them to the cooker. Peel, core, and cut the apples, into 1/2 inch size chunks and add them to the cooker. Add all spices and simmer approximately 6 hours stirring occasionally. Cut zucchini and mushrooms into 1/4 inch size pieces and add them to the cooker. Simmer another one to two hours. About 15 minutes prior to serving thicken with cornstarch, soy sauce and cold water. Add the uncooked rice noodles 5 minutes prior to serving. Stir well. Enjoy!