Demonstrates the resourcefulness of the Chinese to try to use every part of an animal for sustenance.

Ingredients:
  • 30g solomon's seal
  • 2 pairs chicken feet
  • Dash of cooking wine
  • Pinch of salt
  • Dash of vinegar

Equipment:
double boiling jar

Method:
  1. Wash and clean the solomon's seal. Cut into shorter strips if they are too long
  2. Soak the solomon's seal in room temperature water before using it
  3. Clean the chicken feet by removing the outer skin layer and trimming the claws
  4. Place chicken feet and solomon's seal in a chinese double boiling jar
  5. Add enough water to cover the ingredients
  6. Place the double boiler in a pot
  7. Bring the water to the boil then lower to a simmer for an hour
  8. Add the cooking wine and salt
  9. Add a dash of vinegar before serving

Recipe source: Homemade Chicken Soup