Ingredients:
  • 1 small chicken
  • 600g baby bak choy (xiao bai cai)
  • 3 honey dates
  • 2 slices of ginger
  • 12 cups of water or stock
  • Pinch of salt

Method:
  1. Wash the bak choy and cut lengthwise
  2. Clean the chicken, cut into pieces and parboil
  3. Bring the water to a boil
  4. Add the chicken, ginger and honey dates
  5. Bring to a boil and cook for 15 minutes
  6. Lower heat and simmer for 1 1/5 hours
  7. Add the bak choy and cook till it is done
  8. Add salt before serving

Recipe source: Homemade Chinese Soups