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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Hot and Sour Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 4 c Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 c Fresh Mushrooms, thinly
  • -sliced
  • 1/2 c Bamboo Shoots, halved
  • -lengthwise
  • 1/2 c Waterchestnuts, chopped
  • 2 tb Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 3 ts Soy Sauce
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Black Pepper
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne Pepper
  • 8 oz Fresh Shrimp
  • 4 oz Tofu, julienned
  • 3 ts Cold Water
  • 3 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 lg Egg, beaten
  • 2 tb Fresh Parsley, (or cilantro)
  • -finely


Put first nine ingredients in a sauce pan. Bring to boil and simmer covered
10 minutes Add shrimp and tofu and cook until shrimp is done (about 3
minutes). Stir water into cornstarch. Stir into soup. Slowly add the egg in
a thin stream, stirring gently. Continue cooking soup until it thickens
slightly and is bubbly. Remove from heat and add coriander. (If fresh
coriander isn't available, use parsley and about 1/8 t ground coriander.)

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