Liu wei soup (六味汤)


Group A:
20g 玉竹 (yu zhu) 
20g 百合 (lily bulb)
20g 芡实 (fox nuts)
20g 淮山 (huai shan)
20g 湘莲 (lotus seeds)
10 红枣 (red dates) - removed seeds
250g 瘦肉 (lean meat)
1 liter water

Group B:
20g 圆肉 (dried longan)
2 tbsp 杞子(qi zi)

1. Rinse lean pork. Cut into large pieces. Scald
2. Rinse all the ingredients.Bring water to boil.
3. Add in Group A and bring the soup to boil again over high heat.
4. Then reduce to low heat and boil for 2 hours.
5. Add in dried longan after 1 hour and add in qi zi 5 mins before 2 hours. These 2 ingredients are not suitable to cook for too long otherwise the soup will turn sour.
6. Salt to taste and serve.

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