Bitter Melon Soup with Sliced Pork

Bitter melon soup is a soup made from the vegetable bitter melon, which is eaten in the north and south of China, mainly in southern China. The bitter melon soup tastes light, not greasy, and tastes good without bitterness.

Is Bitter Melon Soup with Sliced Pork healthy

Bitter melon soup with sliced pork can be a healthy dish, depending on the ingredients and preparation methods used.

Bitter melon, also known as bitter gourd or karela, is a vegetable that is high in vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin C and potassium. It has been traditionally used in many cultures to help manage blood sugar levels and has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Pork is a good source of protein and contains several essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B12, iron and zinc. However, it’s important to choose lean cuts of pork, such as loin or tenderloin, as these are lower in saturated fat.

In general, a balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables and lean proteins is a healthy way to eat. And with a proper balance of ingredients, a Bitter Melon Soup with Sliced Pork can be a nutritious and healthy dish.

Ingredients

  • Pork lean meat 50g
  • 2 bitter gourds
  • yam 20g
  • Chinese wolfberry
  • chopped green onion
  • minced ginger

Seasoning: chicken broth, salt, white pepper

Instructions

  1. Wash the pork and slice it. Remove the flesh from the bitter melon and slice. Peel the yam and slice it.

  2. Heat the frying pan, add the chopped green onion, minced ginger, and sliced pork, and stir-fry for fragrance.

  3. Add the right amount of chicken broth, then add the yam slices, wolfberries, the right amount of salt, and white pepper.

  4. High heat boil, switch to medium heat, and cook for 10 minutes, add bitter melon slices that can be slightly cooked.

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