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Mustard Green Chicken Soup A Taiwanese New Year Dish

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 4 people


  • 1 whole chicken cut into pieces
  • 800 g mustard green cut into 3-5cm lengthways
  • 3 pieces ginger
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Blanch the chicken and rinse under cold water to give it a quick wash. This process gets rid of any unpleasantness from the chicken.
  2. Put the chicken into a stockpot and add ginger. Add water until the contents of the stockpot are covered. Boil it first then simmer for 1 and half hour.
  3. Check the chicken meat is soft and put the mustard green into the soup to cook along with the chicken. Season the soup and it’s ready to serve.