Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Shark's Fin with Shredded Chicken Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

1 1/4 lbs

1 cup

1/3 cup


1 cup

2 tablespoons


4 slices

2 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

2 teaspoons

1/2 teaspoon

9 cups

6 tablespoons

6 tablespoons

4 tablespoons

1/4 teaspoon

Short shark's fin, soaked

Cooked chicken meat, shredded

Dried black mushroom,

soaked and shredded

Bamboo shoots, cooked and shredded

Chinese ham, shredded

Green onions



Soy sauce



Soup stock (chicken)

Cornstarch (make paste)

Cold water

Lard or cooking oil

Black pepper

Method :
  • To improve the flavor of the shark's fin, place it in a pan, add 3 cups cold water, 1 piece green onion, 2 slices ginger, 2 tablespoons wine and cook for 10 minutes over low heat. Drain and discard the water.

  • Add 3 cups soup stock to the same pan, cook another 10 minutes over low heat. Remove the shark's fin and discard this soup stock.

  • Heat 3 tablespoons oil in frying pan, stir fry 1 green onion and 2 slices ginger. Sprinkle in 1 tablespoon wine and add 6 cups soup stock quickly. Add shredded chicken, black mushrooms, bamboo shoots and shark's fin. Let boil, season with soy sauce, salt and sugar. Thicken with cornstarch paste.

  • Pour in big soup bowl, sprinkle with ham shreds and black pepper. Place parsley leaves on top for decoration.

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