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                              CLEAR FISH SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chinese                          Soups/stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           White fish fillets, fresh
                         Or frozen
    4       c            Superior chicken broth
                         (clear)
    1       tb           Medium sherry
    8                    Slices winter bamboo shoots
    1                    Bunch fresh spinach
    1       t            Salt
    1       tb           Cooked peanut oil
 
   Preparation:  Heat chicken broth.  Cut fish fillets
   into 1 by 2 pieces. Cut off root ends of spinach &
   thoroughly wash. Slice bamboo shoots into paper-thin
   strips; add to stock as it is heating.
   
   Using  wire strainer, blanch fish pieces in boiling
   water for 15 seconds, reserve.  Add salt to water.
   Blanch spinach for 10 seconds, drain & reserve.
   
   When stock reaches rapid simmer (don't let it boil),
   add fish, spinach & sherry. Cook for 3 minutes. Heat
   peanut oil in ladle over flame. Mix oil into soup,
   transfer to serving bowl, & serve.
  
 
 
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