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Winter Melon Soup with Sliced Lamb
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Warming winter melon soup with sliced lamb
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Lamb, Winter Melon
Servings: 6
Calories: 185 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 large chunk of winter melon ,250g
  • 2 L water
  • 1/2 box of lamb slices ,around 50g
  • 1 thumb ginger ,smashed and cut into smaller cubes
  • 1/4 tsp. Sichuan peppercorn
  • 1 green onion
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
  • 1/4 tsp. white pepper
  • 2 tsp. salt
Serve the soup
  • 1 cup green onion ,chopped
  • 1 cup coriander ,chopped
Mixed spices
  • 1 tbsp. pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin powder
  • a small pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  1. Peel the winter melon and cut into small pieces.
  2. Heat up cooking oil in a soup pot and fry the Sichuan peppercorn over slowest fire. Place ginger and scallion in and fry until aromatic. Add 3-4 pieces of lamb in and slightly fry for 1 minute.
  3. Add winter melon and water, simmer for 15 minutes or until the winter melon becomes soft. Place the remaining lamb pieces in and season with white pepper and salt.
  4. To serve the soup: serve with green onions and corianders. Add a small grasp of green onion and coriander in the bottom of the serving bowls and then scoop the soup in.
  5. To serve the lamb slices: mix the spices and serve as a dry dip.
Nutrition Facts
Winter Melon Soup with Sliced Lamb
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 753mg33%
Potassium 1952mg56%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 3545IU71%
Vitamin C 229.4mg278%
Calcium 552mg55%
Iron 19.5mg108%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.