When I had a chance to go to western area of Vietnam with family, I had a chance to taste Water Spinach with Small Mussel Soup (Canh Hến Rau Muống). And I still cannot forget its flavor until now. From many amazing Vietnamese Soup Recipes, this dish is my best favorite. It is not only delicious, but also really good for health. I cannot describe my thinking about this soup. Just want to say that, if you miss a chance to cook or eat, you will regret to the rest of your life.
Water Spinach with Small Mussel Soup Recipe (Canh Hến Rau Muống)
For me, you do not need to go anywhere for eating this soup. Today, I will show you the way to cook one of stunning Vietnamese Soup Recipes like this one. If you are ready, welcome to follow my instruction below carefully and let us start cooking right now.
400g small mussel (still have covers)
200g water spinach/ong choy
1 small brand ginger
Step 1: Cut off the harsh part from water spinach, pick into short pieces. Soak mussel into cold water added a little salt about 1 hour. Next, clean again 2 – 3 times.
Step 2: Peel off the cover of ginger, slice small.
Step 3: Heat the water (3 – 4 bowls), add all mussel into pot; cook until they open mouths. Turn off the heat, wait to get cold, pour the water from this pot to clean bowl. Separate the meat and cover of mussels. Next, add mussel meat + ginger + water from boiling mussel into pot again and cook more 5 minutes. Here is also the first step to create the flavor for one of stunning Vietnamese Soup Recipes.
Step 4: Season with a little salt, do not season to much spices because it will reduce the natural sweet from mussel water. Next, add more water spinach into pot, cook more 3 – 4 minutes. Season again to suit your flavor and turn off the heat.
Now, you already can serve this soup for yourself and family. Eating with boiled rice is perfect. Do you satisfy with one of stunning Vietnamese Soup Recipes? Together eat well and live well is the best way we can say thank to this life. Have a good appetite and Good Luck for your Cooking.
From EZ Vietnamese Cuisine Team.