Minari Kook (Watercress Soup)

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on July 19, 2006.



Minari Kook (Watercress Soup)

  • 2 bunches watercress
  • 1 1/2 lb lean pork
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 8 cups boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 eggs, slightly beaten


Wash watercress and break into 2-inch pieces. Thinly slice pork. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add water and bring to a full rolling boil. Add pork and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in salt. Add watercress and bring again to a boil. Turn off heat and stir in eggs. Let stand 1 minute before serving. Makes 6 servings.

Approximate nutrient analysis per serving:
220 calories, 11 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 180 mg cholesterol, greater than 1200 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 29 g protein


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