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                          HOT & SOUR CHINESE SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Hot & Sour Chinese Soup
    3       c            Chicken broth
    1       tb           Soy sauce, reduced-
                         Sodium
    4                    Chinese mushrooms,
                         Dried, soaked for 15
                         Minutes in boiling
                         Water, stems removed
                         No. 219
                         -Yields 2 Servings
    1                    Cake soybean curd (tofu),
                         Cut into 2-inch strips
      1/4                Wide
      1/4   ts           White pepper
    2       tb           Lemon juice
    2       tb           Cornstarch, mixed with
    3       tb           Water, cold
 
   and caps cut into fine     1           egg, lightly
   beaten strips 2 tsps Oriental sesame oil, 1/2 cup
   bamboo shoots, cut in- or to 2-inch strips, 1/4-   1/4
   tsp       hot chili oil inch wide scallions, finely
   1/4 lb pork, raw, lean, cut                   chopped
   for garnish into narrow strips Combine the broth, soy
   sauce, mushrooms, bamboo shoots and pork in a large
   saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat. Simmer for
   about 3 minutes. Add the bean curd, pepper and lemon
   juice. Bring to a boil. Add the cornstarch mixture
   (stir the mixture again just before adding). Cook,
   stirring, until the soup thickens slightly. Pour the
   egg in very slowly, stirring constantly. Remove from
   the heat. Stir in the sesame oil or sprinkle with
   chili oil. Garnish with scallions. Hot & Sour Soup No.
   2588 Yields 6 Servings
  
 
 
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