How to Make Delicious Lotus Root and Pork Rib Soup: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use fresh ribs instead of frozen for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use fresh ribs. Just ensure they are thoroughly cleaned before cooking.

Q: How long should I soak the lotus root?
A: Soak the lotus root for about 10 minutes after cutting and cleaning it.

Q: Is it necessary to use an electric rice cooker for this recipe?
A: No, it’s not necessary. You can use a regular pot on the stove, but cooking times may vary.

Lotus Root and Pork Rib Soup


  • 500g Pork Ribs
  • 500g Lotus Root
  • Ginger Powder, to taste
  • Cooking Wine, to taste
  • Salt, a pinch
  • Green Onion, a small amount
  • Tai Tai Le Chicken Broth Seasoning, a little
  • Goji Berries, a small amount
  • Mushroom Mix, 1 bag
  • Baking Soda, a pinch
  • White Vinegar, a pinch
  • Cornstarch, a pinch
  1. Remove the frozen ribs, soak in cold water to remove blood, then rinse under running water.
  2. In a pot, boil the ribs in cold water with ginger powder and cooking wine. Once boiling, remove the ribs and rinse them again.
  3. Place ribs back into the pot, add ginger powder, cooking wine, and chopped green onions. Fill with ample water and bring to a boil, then simmer on low heat for 1 hour.
  4. Peel and clean the lotus root, cut it into chunks. Soak in water with a pinch of cornstarch, baking soda, and white vinegar for 10 minutes, then clean the holes with chopsticks and rinse again.
  5. Place ribs in an electric rice cooker, add cleaned mushroom mix and lotus root, and add the simmered rib broth. Cook using the soup setting for about 1 hour.
  6. 10 minutes before finishing, add cleaned goji berries. Finally, add a bit of chicken broth seasoning and salt, stirring well.
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  • Rich in Protein
  • Contains Essential Minerals
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Low in Calories