Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup

Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup, a well-liked and sought-after Zi Char dish, is a delightful and hearty soup that combines the savory taste of salted vegetables with the tender texture of pork soft bone. This delectable creation features the infusion of salted vegetables and pork soft bone, simmered together in a flavorful broth. The dish’s popularity lies in its comforting and umami-rich qualities, as the salted vegetables add a unique and appetizing flavor to the soup, while the pork soft bone becomes tender and succulent during the cooking process. With its delightful blend of flavors and nourishing qualities, Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup has become a favorite choice among diners seeking a comforting and flavorsome culinary experience during their Zi Char dining moments.

Why Do People Love Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup

The popularity of Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup can be attributed to its unique combination of flavours and textures. The salted vegetables infuse the broth with a tangy and slightly salty taste, complementing the rich and savoury flavours of the pork soft bones. This delightful blend of ingredients creates a robust and comforting soup that warms both the body and the soul. Furthermore, the tender and gelatinous texture of the pork soft bones adds an extra layer of indulgence.

This dish also offers several health benefits. The salted vegetables provide essential minerals and vitamins, while the pork’s soft bones contribute to the soup’s collagen content, promoting joint health and enhancing skin elasticity. 

Making Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup Yourself

Making Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup yourself

If you’re making this dish yourself, here’s a recipe that you can try out.


  • 500g pork soft bones
  • 100g salted vegetables
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, sliced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 2 hours

Servings: 4

How To Cook Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup

Step 1

Soak the salted vegetables in water for 30 minutes to reduce the saltiness. Rinse and set aside.

Step 2

Heat the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and sliced ginger. Sauté until fragrant and the onions turn translucent.

Step 3

Add the pork soft bones to the pot and cook until they turn brown and release their natural juices.

Step 4

Pour in the chicken or vegetable broth and water. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover the pot and simmer for about 1.5 to 2 hours until the pork’s soft bones are tender and flavourful.

Step 5

Add the soaked salted vegetables to the pot and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 6

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup hot and garnish with chopped spring onions or cilantro, if desired.

Serving Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup With Other Dishes

Salted Veg with Pork Soft Bone Soup pairs well with steamed rice or plain noodles. For a complete meal, consider serving it alongside stir-fried vegetables or a fresh salad. The soup’s hearty flavours also make it an excellent accompaniment to steamed buns or dumplings.

Nutritional/Health Benefits

  1. Protein: The dish contains protein-rich pork soft bone, providing essential amino acids for various bodily functions and muscle repair.
  2. Calcium: Pork soft bone contains calcium, promoting bone health and supporting nerve function.
  3. Vitamins and Minerals: The dish includes vitamins A, C, and K from the salted vegetables, supporting immune function, vision, and blood clotting, as well as minerals like potassium and magnesium from the pork soft bone, promoting heart health and muscle function.
  4. Digestive Support: Salted vegetables are believed to aid digestion and promote gut health.
  5. Hydration: The soup base contributes to hydration, supporting overall well-being.
  6. Collagen: Pork soft bone contains collagen, which may benefit skin health and joint function.
  7. Low-Calorie Option: The soup-based nature of the dish can be relatively low in calories, making it suitable for those watching their calorie intake while enjoying a nourishing meal.
  8. Flavorful and Satisfying: The combination of salted vegetables and tender pork soft bone creates a rich and satisfying broth, making it a delightful option for those seeking a comforting and flavorsome culinary experience.
  9. Umami-Rich: The salted vegetables add a unique and appetizing umami flavor to the soup, enhancing the overall taste and making it a well-loved choice among diners.

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The above recipe is just one of the many ways to making this dish. 

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