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Duck Soup Recipe | Chinese Recipe

Duck Soup Recipe | Chinese Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Easy Recipes, Soups
Cuisine China
Servings 4
Calories 223.8 kcal


  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp cooked oil
  • 1-inch fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 oz cooked duck meat, chopped
  • 4 oz winter melon, thinly sliced
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch monosodium glutamate (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Shao Hsing wine or dry sherry (optional)
  • 1 tsp arrowroot or cornstarch blended with 1 tbsp stock
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • #The perfect start to a Chinese meal, and it doesn’t take too long either.# Fry green onions in the oil for 1 minute.
  • Add ginger and duck meat. Stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Add winter melon and stir-fry for a further 1-2 minutes and then add stock and the remaining ingredients.
  • Gently simmer for 2-3 minutes until the soup becomes clear. Serve immediately. #COOK’S TIP# Use the leftovers from a recipe such as Peking Duck for the meat in this recipe.
Keyword Soup recipes, Under 30 min