Instant Pot Chinese Herbal Soup Recipe Silkie Chicken & Ginseng 花旗參烏雞湯 (Dong Quai 當歸 for Postpartum)


Traditional Chinese belief is ginseng provides many health benefits, so once in a while, I make this Chinese herbal soup with Silkie Chicken and American ginseng. The ginseng can also be replaced with Dong Quai, which is believed to aid recovery postpartum. SUPPORT my channel ♡ ➜ ➜ SEEN OR USED IN THE VIDEO: ★ Instant Pot – ★ President Brand American Ginseng – ★ OXO Good Grips 9-Inch Locking Tongs – FILMING EQUIPMENT: ★ iPhone 11 Pro Max – DISCLAIMER: ✽ Content is not intended to substitute professional medical advice. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional with questions. WRITTEN RECIPE ➜ INGREDIENTS: 6 pieces American ginseng (or 1 piece of Dong Quai) 15 pieces Astragalus Root 20 small pieces red dates (or 10-12 large ones) 2 tbsp goji berries 1 silkie chicken, See Note 1 1 large knob of ginger 8 cups water 1 tbsp salt, or to taste INSTRUCTIONS: 1) Parboil the silkie chicken in a large pot, removing right when the water boils. Rinse under cold water to remove excess impurities and set aside. 2) In an Instant Pot or regular slow cooker, add all the ingredients, except for the salt. Slow cook for 8 hours. 3) After 8 hours, add the salt (to taste) and allow the broth to set under the keep warm setting for up to 2 hours. 4) Serve hot/warm and enjoy! NOTES: 1) Silkie chicken that I purchase from my local Asian supermarket are typically 2lbs or slightly more CONNECT WITH ME: ♥ Instagram: ♥ Website: ♥ Facebook: ♥ Pinterest: ♥ TikTok: ♥ Twitter: ♫ Music: Quincas Moreira – Entire # ginseng #cooking #silkiechicken #herbalsoup #chineseherbal soup #花旗參 #烏雞湯 #烏雞 #花旗參湯 #花旗參烏雞湯 #當歸 #instantpot #chinesesoup #gojiberries #reddates #rackoflam #americanginseng #dongquai #chinesesoup #asiancuisine #asianfood # foodie #chinesecuisine #chinesefood #chineserecipes .





  1. Thank you for defining the ingredients. Brings back a flood of good memories with my parents.

    Love the 'mom', 'daughter', and 'son' in your video….truly hilarious reminders of my youth! Love it! Love it! You really made my day! Can't stop chuckling. Hahaha!

    Very traditional soup indeed! Good reminder about the 'nose bleed'. Can't wait for your next blogs and videos!!! Thanks so much!!! 👍👍

    Must be the extra toe for added flavour! Hahaha 👣