How to Make Bamboo Fungus and Winter Bamboo Shoot Pork Rib Soup for Health Benefits?

Q: Can I use dried bamboo fungus instead of fresh ones?
A: Yes, you can use dried bamboo fungus, but remember to soak them in water until they are fully rehydrated before using.

Q: How long should I simmer the soup?
A: Simmer the soup on low heat for about 1.5 hours to extract the flavors and nutrients effectively.

Q: Is there a vegetarian alternative for pork ribs in this recipe?
A: For a vegetarian version, you can use mushrooms or tofu as a substitute for pork ribs.

Bamboo Fungus and Winter Bamboo Shoot Pork Rib Soup


  • 750g Pork Ribs
  • Bamboo Fungus, as needed
  • Winter Bamboo Shoots, as needed
  • Oyster Mushrooms, as needed
  • Ginger Slices, as needed
  • Fish Mint (Houttuynia Cordata), as needed
  • 6 Red Dates
  • 6 Goji Berries
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water, as needed
  • Green Onions, as needed
  • Yellow Wine, as needed
  • Chicken Essence, as needed
  1. Clean and cut the bamboo fungus into segments.
  2. Soak the oyster mushrooms briefly.
  3. Peel and prepare the winter bamboo shoots.
  4. Soak the fish mint and break it into segments.
  5. Boil bamboo shoots, bamboo fungus, and mushrooms separately in water, then set aside.
  6. Clean the pork ribs and cut them into small segments.
  7. In a pot, boil the pork ribs with ginger, green onions, and a little cold water.
  8. Add yellow wine and simmer to remove foam.
  9. Combine all ingredients in a pot and bring to a boil, then simmer for 1.5 hours.
  10. Optionally add chicken essence for enhanced flavor.
  11. Remove the green onion segments from the soup, add fresh chopped green onions, and serve.
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  • Rich in protein from pork ribs.
  • Bamboo fungus and bamboo shoots are good sources of dietary fiber.
  • Red dates and goji berries add vitamins and antioxidants.