Hot And Sour SoupFrom jena 7 years ago
- 7 ounces extra-firm tofu, drained shopping list
- 4 tablespoons soy sauce shopping list
- 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil shopping list
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch, plus an additional 1 1/2 teaspoons shopping list
- 1 boneless, center-cut, pork loin chop (1/2 inch thick, about 6 ounces), trimmed of fat and cut into 1 inch by 1/8-inch matchsticks shopping list
- 3 tablespoons cold water, plus 1 additional teaspoon shopping list
- 1 large egg shopping list
- 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth shopping list
- 1 cup bamboo shoots (from one 5-ounce can), sliced lengthwise into 1/8-inch-thick strips shopping list
- 4 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, caps sliced 1/4 inch thick (about 1 cup) shopping list
- 5 tablespoons black Chinese vinegar or 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar plus 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar shopping list
- 2 teaspoons chili oil shopping list
- 1 teaspoon ground white pepper shopping list
- 3 medium scallions, sliced thin shopping list
How to make it
- 1. Place tofu in pie plate and set heavy plate on top.
- Weight with 2 heavy cans; let stand at least 15 minutes (tofu should release about 1/2 cup liquid).
- Whisk 1 tablespoon soy sauce, sesame oil, and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in medium bowl; toss pork with marinade and set aside for at least 10 minutes (but no more than 30 minutes).
- 2. Combine 3 tablespoons cornstarch with 3 tablespoons water in small bowl and mix thoroughly; set aside, leaving spoon in bowl.
- Mix remaining 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch with remaining 1 teaspoon water in small bowl; add egg and beat with fork until combined.
- Set aside.
- 3. Bring broth to boil in large saucepan set over medium-high heat.
- Reduce heat to medium-low; add bamboo shoots and mushrooms and simmer until mushrooms are just tender, about 5 minutes.
- While broth simmers, dice tofu into 1/2-inch cubes.
- Add tofu and pork, including marinade, to soup, stirring to separate any pieces of pork that stick together.
- Continue to simmer until pork is no longer pink, about 2 minutes.
- 4. Stir cornstarch mixture to recombine.
- Add to soup and increase heat to medium-high; cook, stirring occasionally, until soup thickens and turns translucent, about 1 minute. Stir in vinegar, chili oil, pepper, and remaining 3 tablespoons soy sauce; turn off heat.
- 5. Without stirring soup, use soupspoon to slowly drizzle very thin streams of egg mixture into pot in circular motion.
- Let soup sit 1 minute, then return saucepan to medium-high heat.
- Bring soup to gentle boil, then immediately remove from heat.
- Gently stir soup once to evenly distribute egg; ladle into bowls and top with scallions.
- To Wisp the eggs:
- 1. Turn off heat so surface of soup is calm, then use spoon to drizzle egg onto surface in thin streams.
- 2. Let sit for 1 minute.
- Turn heat back on and stir gently to finish cooking egg and break into ribbons.
- Per Serving:
- Cal 120; Fat 5 g; Sat fat 1 g; Chol 12 mg; Carb 12 g; Protein 8 g; Fiber 1 g; Sodium 1110 mg
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HOT AND SOUR SOUP IS MY FAVORITE SOUP LOVE IT THANKSminitindel in THE HEART OF THE WINE COUNTRY loved it
Wow!!! Your recipes sound REALLY good. I can't wait to try them.albys1 in Broomall loved it
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