Combination Short and Long Soup

Prep Time
Cook Time
Ready In

Recipe: #39266

August 06, 2022

"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian."

Original is 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (967.6 g)
  • Calories 568.8
  • Total Fat - 15.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 86.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1075.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 78.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 7.9 g
  • Sugars - 20.4 g
  • Protein - 29.5 g
  • Calcium - 98.4 mg
  • Iron - 5.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 65.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.2 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

In a large saucepan or wok heat oil on high. Stir-fry pork 2-3 minutes until well browned. Remove to a plate.

Step 2

In same pan heat stock, ginger and soy sauce until simmering. Add dim sims (optional) and cook 3-4 minutes, until almost tender. Stir in chicken, prawns and corn. Simmer 1-2 minutes until prawns change colour.

Step 3

Return pork to soup with noodles, buk choy, snow peas and mushrooms. Reheat gently, stirring. Serve sprinkled with onions and a drizzle of sesame oil to taste.


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Be sure to purchase fresh, high-quality ingredients for the best results.
  • If you are using frozen dim sims, make sure to thaw them before adding to the soup.

  • Substitute pork fillet with tofu: Tofu is a great vegan alternative to pork and provides a good source of protein. It also has a mild flavor that will easily absorb the flavors of the soup.
  • Substitute chicken stock with vegetable stock: Vegetable stock is a great vegan alternative to chicken stock and will provide a richer flavor to the soup. It also adds more nutrition and depth of flavor to the soup.

Vegan Combination Short and Long Soup Replace the pork fillet with vegan mock meat, the chicken stock with vegetable stock, and the chicken breast fillet with tofu. Replace the prawns with vegan shrimp, and the sesame oil with olive oil.

Spicy Garlic Fried Rice - The perfect accompaniment to the Combination Short and Long Soup, this Spicy Garlic Fried Rice is packed with flavor and can be customized to your liking. It's a great way to add some extra texture and flavor to the soup, and the combination of flavors will be sure to leave your guests wanting more.

Kung Pao Chicken: This classic Chinese dish is the perfect compliment to the Spicy Garlic Fried Rice. The savory, sweet, and spicy flavors of the Kung Pao Chicken will add a delicious contrast to the fried rice and will bring out the best in both dishes. The combination of the two will make a truly unique and flavorful meal.


Q: What type of oil should be used in this recipe?

A: Vegetable oil should be used in this recipe.

Q: What is the best way to store this recipe?

A: The best way to store this recipe is to keep it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

0 Reviews

You'll Also Love

Fun facts:

The combination of short and long soup originated in China, and is a popular dish among Chinese people. It has been enjoyed for centuries, and is a staple of Chinese cuisine.

The combination of short and long soup is also popular in Japan, where it is known as “Ramen”. It is one of the most popular dishes in Japan, and has been featured in numerous films and television shows, including the classic anime series “Spirited Away”.