Boiled Daikon Soup with Pork Ribs

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 70 minutes

Equipment: large pot, lid


  • Pork spare ribs (cut into 1.5-2 inch pieces): 12 oz
  • Daikon (white radish) (One 2lb daikon washed, peeled and cut into 1-1.5 inch chunks): 
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp
  • Water: 8 cups


  1. Blanch the pork in boiling water for 5 minutes to clean and remove blood.
  2. Put all the ingredients into a large pot and add 8 cups of water. 
  3. Make sure the water covers all the ingredients by 1 inch.
  4. Bring the water to a boil on medium high heat.
  5. About 30 minutes later, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 20 minutes or until the pork is tender.
  6. Season with salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size1
Number of Servings4
Energy (kcal)276
Total Fat (g)20.5
Saturated Fat (g)7.6
Cholesterol (mg)68
Sodium (mg)1038
Total Carbohydrates (g)7.7
Dietary Fiber (g)3.6
Sugar (g)4.2
Protein (g)15
Calcium (%)8
Iron (%)9
Potassium (mg)529