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                             HOT & SOUR SOUP 1
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/3   c            Seaweed, Shredded
      1/3   c            Wood Ear Mushrooms,Softened
      1/3   c            Bean Curd, Shredded
      1/4   lb           Cooked Pork Loin, Shredded
    1       t            Soy Sauce
    2       tb           Soy Sauce
    4       tb           Cornstarch
    1 1/2   ts           Sesame Oil
    6       c            Water
    2       ts           Sugar
    3       tb           Vinegar
    1       t            Pepper
    1       tb           Coriander, Chopped
    2       tb           Scallions, Shredded
    2       tb           Ginger Root, Shredded
    3       tb           Water
    2                    Eggs, Beaten
   Blanch the seaweed, wood ears and bean curd for 30
   seconds in a kettle of boiling water. Drain. Mix the
   pork loin with the first measure of soy sauce,  1/4
   of the cornstarch and 1/3 of the sesame oil. Heat the
   first measure of water, the salt and sugar to boiling
   in another kettle. Add the seaweed, wood ears and bean
   curd. Add the pork loin when the water returns to a
   boil. Place the second measure of soy sauce, vinegar,
   the remaining sesame oil, the pepper, coriander,
   scallions and ginger root in a bowl. Mix. Set aside.
   Dissolve the remaining cornstarch in the second
   measure of water. Add to the soup. Turn off the heat.
   Add the beaten egg to the soup in a thin stream,
   stirring all the while. Stir in the scallion mixture.
   Ladle the soup into bowls. Serve hot.
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