Huaqi Shen Dun Ruge

Squab Soup With Ginseng

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    as Part of a Chinese Meal, or 4 as a Single Dish.
    • Difficulty


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By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

Ginseng is the most celebrated medicinal herb among Chinese everywhere. Of ancient provenance, it has a rich history and is extensively used as a restorative and preventor of disease. After speaking with many herb doctors and specialists in China, I came away thinking the only thing it is not credited with is actually reviving the dead. No other natural product can match its reputed healing powers. Ginseng, they believe, imparts energy, assists the body’s natural healing powers, increase