Soup Number 5 (Lanciao)

  • 1 pound bull/ram/cow penis
  • 1/2 pound testicles
  • 3 tbsps. cooking oil
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp. coriander seeds
  • 3 tbsps. fish sauce
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ground black pepper
  1. Scald the cow/bull/ram penis, drain and clean.
  2. Place it in a sauce pan then cover with cold water and bring to a boil.
  3. Remove any scum and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain and slice.
  4. Heat the oil in a large skillet.
  5. Add the onion, garlic and coriander seeds and fry until the onion turns gold.
  6. Add the sliced penis and fry on both sides for a few minutes.
  7. Stir in the remaining ingredients with a good grinding of ground black pepper
  8. Add enough water to cover and bring to a boil.
  9. Lower the heat, cover and simmer for about 2 hours or until tender.
  10. Add a little water from time to time if necessary to prevent burning.
  11. Serve hot.