Precious Marrow Soup
1 hairy marrow (1 pound)
2 ounces white fish fillet, diced finely
2 ounces carrot, diced finely
1/4 pound shelled shrimps, diced finely
3 dried black mushrooms, soaked, stems removed and diced finely
1 slice old ginger
1/4 pound pork ribs
6 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon light soy sauce
1. Scald the ribs in boiling water for 3 minutes. Bring 6 cups of water to a boil.
2. Add the scalded pork ribs, reduce heat, cover the pot and simmer the stock for an hour.
3. While the stock is simmering, skin the hairy marrow and dice it into 1 centimetre cubes. Add the diced marrow, mushrooms, carrot and ginger and cook for 30 minutes or till the marrows have cooked through.
4. add the diced fish, shrimps and seasoning. Continue to cook for 5 minutes. Remove pork ribs and serve the soup hot.