A favorite family recipe passed down from her lola, to her mom, and then to reader Rowena Lei. She enjoys preparing this delicious soup for her two kids.
Serves 6 to 8 Prep Time 15 minutes Cooking Time 10 minutes
2 tablespoons oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons onion, chopped
8 ears uncooked Japanese corn,
grated off the cobs
1/4 cup ground pork
1/2 cup shrimps
5 cups water
salt and pepper to taste
chopped spring onions for garnish
1 In a large saucepan, sauté garlic and onion in oil. Add ground pork and shrimp.
2 Stir in the grated corn. Mix well.
3 Pour in water and bring to a boil.
4 Season with salt and pepper.
5 Transfer to a bowl and serve. Garnish with chopped spring onions.
Corn cooking tips:
• Always use uncooked sweet yellow corn
• Do not boil the corn before grating
• Omit the shrimp if you have family members who are allergic.
Photography by Patrick Martires │ Styling by Elaine P. Lim
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