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Chinese Daikon Soup Recipe

Jaden Hair
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 8 servings
Calories 161 kcal


  • 1 pound pork
  • 1 large daikon 10 ounces, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 4 dried scallops optional
  • salt
  • fresh cilantro for garnish optional


  • Par boil the pork as shown in photos, then rinse well to clean. In a large pot, add in the pork, daikon and scallops (if using), fill with 8-10 cups of water (depending on capacity of pot.)
  • Pressure Cooker: Cook under pressure for 20 minutes
  • Slow Cooker: Low 8 hours
  • Stovetop: Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low, cover with lid, leaving a little gap for steam to escape and simmer for 2 hours (or more)
  • Season with salt - start with 1 teaspoon, stir and taste. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.


Calories: 161kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 11gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 43mgSodium: 105mgPotassium: 259mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 18mgIron: 1mg
Keyword daikon soup, scallop recipe, tradtional chinese soup
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