Black silkie chicken soup is easy to prepare but takes a considerable amount of time to cook, surprisingly tasty and well worth the time. This black chicken soup has traditionally been used in Chinese medicine to help boost the immune system, relieve cold and flu symptoms, warm the body and improve mental performance and well-being.

Asian cuisines especially Chinese consider silkie meat as curative food, food with healing properties. Traditional Chinese medicine often uses silkie to make silkie chicken soup.

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CHINESE VERSION: 椰子泡参炖乌鸡

silkie chicken soup

Black Silkie Chicken Soup with Coconut and American Ginseng | MyKitchen101en

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 brown(matured) coconut
  • 1 silkie chicken (black chicken)
  • 10g wolfberries
  • 5g American ginseng
  • 5 red date
  • 1.8 liter of water
 

Instructions:

1 Tap hard around the equator of the coconut using the back of a heavy knife or hammer. Continue while rotating with your hand until the coconut is cracked open.

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2 Use a bowl to catch the coconut juice when it splits open.

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3 Remove coconut flesh by plying between hard coconut shell and meat. Apply some pressure and the meat will pop right out. Cut into small pieces.

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4  Plying between hard coconut shell and meat to remove coconut flesh.

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5 Wash and thoroughly clean the coconut flesh.

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6 Remove chicken skin, blanch in boiling water.

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7 Wash and clean chicken flesh in running water.

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8 Add in coconut, american ginseng, red date and silkie chicken.

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9 Add in coconut juice and 1.8l of boiling water or until all ingredients is completely submerge.

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10 Slow cook for 4 hours.

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11 Soak dried wolfberries for a few minutes.

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12 15 minutes before serving, remove excess fat from the soup.

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13 Add in soaked wolfberries and salt to taste.

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14 Healthy and delicious, silkie chicken soup with ginseng and coconut.

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silkie chicken soup

Black Silkie Chicken Soup With Coconut And American Ginseng

Black silkie chicken soup is easy to prepare but takes a considerable amount of time to cook, surprisingly tasty and well worth the time.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Chicken, Chinese
Servings 8 servings
Calories 220 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 slow cooker

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 brown matured coconut
  • 1 silkie chicken black chicken
  • 10 g wolfberries
  • 5 g American ginseng
  • 5 red date
  • 1.8 liter of water

Instructions
 

  • Tap hard around the equator of the coconut using the back of a heavy knife or hammer. Continue while rotating with your hand until the coconut is cracked open.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Use a bowl to catch the coconut juice when it splits open.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Remove coconut flesh by plying between hard coconut shell and meat. Apply some pressure and the meat will pop right out. Cut into small pieces.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Plying between hard coconut shell and meat to remove coconut flesh.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Wash and thoroughly clean the coconut flesh.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Remove chicken skin, blanch in boiling water.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Wash and clean chicken flesh in running water.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Add in coconut, american ginseng, red date and silkie chicken.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Add in coconut juice and 1.8l of boiling water or until all ingredients is completely submerge.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Slow cook for 4 hours.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Soak dried wolfberries for a few minutes.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • 15 minutes before serving, remove excess fat from the soup.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Add in soaked wolfberries and salt to taste.
    coconutginsengchickensoup
  • Healthy and delicious, silkie chicken soup with ginseng and coconut.
    coconutginsengchickensoup

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Notes

This recipe yields 8 servings of soup.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 serving of soup. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 220kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 18gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 79mgPotassium: 209mgFiber: 0.5gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 134IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
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