Asian Pear and Dried Fig Soup

A simple Chinese-style sweet soup or tong sui made of fresh fruits simmered together with dried golden figs.
 

Key facts:

  • Preparation: 5 mins
  • Cooking: 1 hr
  • Total Time: 1hr 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 medium Asian pears, peeled, cored, and cut into wedges
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, cored, and cut into wedges
  • 6 small to medium dried golden figs (such as Calimyrna)
  • 1 tablespoon sweet apricot kernels (optional)

Method:

  1. In a large pot, place water with the pears, apples, dried figs, and sweet apricot kernels (if using).
  2. Bring to a boil over high heat. Then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. The fruits should be completely soft but still hold their shape. Serve hot or at room temperature.

The ingredients!

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