Chinese hot and sour soup
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:14:50 AM. Recipe ID 43917. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Chinese hot and sour soup
Categories: Chinese, Soups
Yield: 4 Servings
3 Dried wood ears
20 Dried tiger lily buds
3 c Hot water
1/4 lb Pork butt
1/2 ts Rice wine or dry sherry
1/2 ts Cornstarch
1 ts Sesame oil
1 ts Salt
2 oz Fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/4 c Shredded bamboo shoots
1 3" square bean curd, sliced
2 tb Worcestershire sauce
2 ts White vinegar and adjust
5 tb Cornstarch
5 tb Water
1 Egg, beaten
1/2 ts Black pepper
1/2 ts White pepper
1 tb Sesame oil
6 1/2 c Chicken broth or white
1/4 c Water chestnuts
Soak wood ears and lily buds in 3 cups hot water 15 minutes to soften.
Remove stems from softened wood ears. Shred wood ears with a cleaver.
Slice pork into thin strips. Use a cleaver to chop strips into
shreds. Combine marinade ingredients in a small bowl. Add pork
shreds; mix well. Let stand 15 minutes. Combine chicken broth and
salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce
heat to medium. Add mushrooms, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, wood
ears and lily buds to broth. Simmer 3 to 4 minutes. Add pork shreds
with marinade and bean curd. Bring to a boil. Add worcestershire
sauce and vinegar, if desired. Dissolve cornstarch in 5 tablespoons
water to make a paste. Slowly stir into soup. Cook over medium heat
until soup thickens slightly. Stir egg into soup. Add black pepper,
white pepper and sesame oil.
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