To save time, let’s boil pork bones to create broth for the dish first and then prepare the remaining ingredients. When buying pork bones, if we are afraid of taking a long time, we can ask the seller to cut the pork bones into bite-sized pieces, to make it easier to prepare and cook the pork bones faster.
Pork bones, you use ½ lemon and salt to rub several times on the pork bones to remove dirt and its inherent fishy smell. Then rinse several times with clean water and take out to dry.
Prepare a pot of boiling water, boil the pork bones for 5 minutes, then remove and discard the water. This step helps to remove all the broken bones and dirt remaining in the pork bones.
Next, you boil 2 liters of water and add a few slices of ginger along with the pork bones and 1 teaspoon of salt, simmer the pork bones for about 30 minutes or until all the ingredients are ready. If you find that the water is less due to evaporation, you can add more boiling water, so that until you enjoy it, there is still enough water for the whole family.
Lưu ý: Trong lúc ninh nước dùng, ở trên bề mặt nước có xuất hiện các bọt khí màu trắng lẫn nâu, đây là chất làm nước dùng đục màu. Các bạn nên canh chừng và thường xuyên vớt sạch lớp bọt khí này để giúp cho nồi nước dùng được trong hơn và có được màu nước dùng đẹp mắt hơn.
Processing Other Ingredients
Lemongrass you peel off the old peel, wash, smash 2 stalks and cut into 5cm chunks and set aside. The remaining 1 stalk of lemongrass, you thinly sliced, set aside. Pumpkin peeled and gutted, washed and cut in half.
Then, put the crushed lemongrass stalks and pumpkin into the pork bone broth, continue to boil over medium heat. Lemongrass, ginger reduce odors, pumpkin helps the water to be naturally juicy. Straw mushrooms scraped off the soil, soaked with diluted salt water and then washed. If the mushroom ear is large, cut it in half. Dry.
Scallions and coriander cut off the roots and yellow leaves, then wash. The onion and coriander leaves are finely chopped and set aside for garnish. Particularly, the base of the green onion plant is smashed and chopped. Remove the stalks of chili peppers, wash and thinly slice. The remaining ½ lemon squeeze out the water. Garlic and shallots peeled off old skins, washed. ½ you thinly slice, ½ you smash and chop, remember to keep 2 parts separate.
Prepare a mortar, add chili, ½ corner of green onion, sliced lemongrass, garlic and red onion and pound it. Then, add spices like 1 teaspoon sugar, 2 teaspoons seasoning, 1 teaspoon pepper, 2 teaspoons MSG, 2 teaspoons fish sauce with ½ cup of shrimp satay and lemon juice. squeezed in, stir well and let stand for seasoning. This step saves time and makes the broth more natural.
Crab meat, you marinate with scallions root along with ½ teaspoon of salt and marinate for 15 minutes. Next, prepare a pan and fry the crushed garlic and shallots with a little cooking oil, then add the crab meat and quickly stir-fry and pour the crab meat into a bowl.
Fresh quail eggs, you boil, then take out a bowl of cold water to cool quickly, then peel off the quail egg shell and set it aside.
The noodle soup you make is lightly boiled with boiling water and then drained. This step is to clean the noodles to ensure safety and also save time, helping us to enjoy them faster.
Complete the Crab Cake Soup
When the pot of simmering broth is sweet, you add the seasoning mixture in the mortar and pestle. After that, add the straw mushrooms, quail eggs and crab meat, cook for another 5 minutes, then drop the noodles in, season to taste to suit your family’s taste and sprinkle with cilantro and you’re done. Crab soup is delicious and nutritious.
Serve the dish to the table and invite the whole family to enjoy it while it’s still hot.