*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            HOT AND SOUR SOUP #5
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----YIELD: 1 SERVINGS-----
    7       oz           Bean curd
      1/2   c            Canned bamboo shoot
    1       qt           Chicken stock
      1/4   c            Pork, shredded cooked *
    1       ea           Tb Soy sauce
    2       ea           Tb Distilled white vinegar
      1/4   ts           Freshly ground pepper
    3       ea           Tb Cornstarch
    3       ea           Tb Water
    1       ea           Egg, beaten
    2       ts           Sesame oil
    1       t            Dried red pepper flakes
    1       md           Green onion, finely chopped
 
   *  Can substitute equal amount of shredded beef. Rinse
   bean curd and cut into 1/2-inch dice and set aside.
   Rinse, drain and thinly slice bamboo shoots. In heavy
   Dutch oven, combine with chicken stock, pork, and soy
   sauce. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to
   low, cover and simmer 3 minutes. Add bean curd,
   vinegar, and pepper. Return to boil over low heat. In
   small bowl, mix cornstarch and water and stir into
   soup. Slowly stir in egg.  Remove from heat and blend
   in sesame oil and red pepper flakes. Ladle into bowls.
   Garnish with chopped green onion and serve
   immediately. Makes 6 servings.
  
 
 
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