Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Soups)

Lotus Root Soup Recipe

(Canh Cu Sen)

Ingredients : Serves 4

2 tablespoons

5 cups

1/2 teaspoon


500 g

500 g

Nuoc cham sauce



Spring onions (scallions)

Fresh lotus root

Lean pork ribs

Method :
  • Cut pork ribs into short lengths.

  • Peel lotus root thinly and cut into slices

  • Slice spring onions (scallions), using both green and white parts

  • Put these ingredients into a saucepan with salt and water.

  • Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 1 - 2 hours until well cooked and liquid reduced to 4 cups.

  • Add nuoc cham sauce to taste.

  • Serve hot with white rice.

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