Black Bean Soup With Pork Ribs Recipe

Black bean soup with pork ribs

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A simple soup recipe

Black bean soup has medicinal values. The Chinese prepare black bean soup with pork ribs or pork leg. Black beans have high fiber, protein and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and rich in vitamin B6. Black bean soup helps in digestion and lowers blood cholesterol level. Taking black bean soup may also reduce the risk of cancer. Whatever the reasons, black bean soup with pork ribs or pork leg is very delicious.

This black bean soup recipe is very simple. The soup is usually taken as one of the side dishes with rice. This is the Chinese manner of having the main meals. However, you may always take the soup by itself without any accompaniment.

Just follow the simple ingredients and follow the instructions below. This recipe is good for four persons.


Ingredients (for four bowls)

  • 100 gm black beans
  • 300 gm (12 small pieces) pork ribs, chop into 1-inch pieces
  • a pinch of salt, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon (or to taste) pepper corns, slightly crushed
  • 1 teaspoon (or to taste) soya sauce, (optional)
  • 1.5 liters water, will end up with about 1 liter

Black beans

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Pork ribs

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Instructions

  1. Wash and soak the black beans in water for at least 2 hours. Preferably overnight.
  2. Boil the water in a pot.
  3. When the water is boiling, put in the pork ribs together with the black beans and pepper corns.
  4. Continue to simmer for at least two hours, or until the pork ribs are tender and the black beans are soft to your liking.
  5. Add in the pinch of salt and the teaspoon of soya sauce. Ready to serve; and I prefer to take the soup hot.

Boiling the black bean soup with pork ribs

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The nutritious and delicious black bean soup with pork ribs

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Black bean soup with pork ribs

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robotmonster 3 years ago from San Francisco

This is a great recipe! I love these type of soups.


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peachpurple 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

Thanks for sharing your black bean soup recipe. My mother inlaw and mom used to boil this soup for years but heard that it takes a long time to soften the black beans. Lean pork makes the whole soup tastier and yummy. I love reading your hub. You sure are a good writer! Walter Poon too. You two guys bring lots of good Malaysian hubs to rise. Voted up


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Good Guy 3 years ago from Malaysia Author

Hi peachpurple,

Yes, black beans take a longer time to soften.

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