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Hot and Sour Soup

Date Added: Dec 2, 2010 Chinese Appetizers
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Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

15 mins

Ready In

20 mins

Serving

10

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Description

Hot and sour soup made with tofu, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, eggs and spices. You can find these ingredients at your local Asian market.


Ingredients

  • 10  Ounce(s) Weight Tofu, julienned
  • 1
  • 3  Cup(s) White Mushrooms, sliced
  • 2
  • 1  Pound(s) Pork, julienned, marinated in corn starch, salt, pepper and oil
  • 3
  • 2  Cup(s) Bamboo Shoots, julienned
  • 4
  • 1  Cup(s) Wood Ear Mushrooms, diced
  • 5
  • 2  Cup(s) Pickled Turnips
  • 6
  • 4 1/4  Quart(s) Chicken Stock
  • 7
  • 1  Quart(s) Corn Starch Slurry
  • 8
  • 2  Fluid ounce(s) Chili Paste
  • 9
  • 2  Fluid ounce(s) Kosher Salt
  • 10
  • 1  Cup(s) Soy Sauce
  • 11
  • 10  Each Eggs, beaten
  • 12
  • 2  Cup(s) White Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 13
  • 1  Table Spoon(s) Sesame Oil
  • 14
  • 1/2  Cup(s) Scallions, chopped
  • 15

Directions

    1. In a very large pot, add chicken stock and bring to a boil
    2. In a seperate pot, add water and bring to a boil
    3. Add pork, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, wood ear, turnips and tofu to water
    4. Once chicken broth is boiling, skim the top
    5. Add chili paste, salt and soy sacue to chicken broth and stir, bring back to a boil
    6. Very slowly, add corn starch slurry to chicken stock and mix
    7. Transfer all the ingredients that are in the boiling water into the chicken stock
    8. Spread eggs over soup to slowly add in
    9. Finish soup with vinegar and sesame oil
    10. Stir to combine all ingredients
    11. Bring back to a boil then reduce flame
    12. Taste and season if necessary
    13. Garnish with scallions
    14. Serve and enjoy!

    Corn Starch Slurry

    Ingredients

  • 2 Cup(s) Corn Starch
  • 1 Quart(s) Water, cold
  • Directions

    1. Mix together corn starch and water until corn starch is dissolved

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