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Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu

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Category: Chinese, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Vegetable oil
  • 2 lg Sweet red peppers, cored,
  • -seeded and cut into
  • -3/4"x1/4" strips
  • -(about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 sm Bunch green onions, cut
  • -diagonally into 3/4" pieces
  • -(about 1 1/2
  • -cups)
  • 2 c Chicken broth, canned OR
  • -homemade
  • 2 c Vegetable stock OR water
  • -(stock recipe in next post)
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 2 ts Red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 ts Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 3 tb Water
  • 1 ts Oriental sesame oil
  • 1/2 lb Snow peas, fresh or frozen
  • 1 lb Firm tofu, drained and cut
  • -into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 cn (8 oz.) sliced water
  • -chestnuts, drained


Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add pepper and onion;
stir fry about 5 minutes. Add chicken broth, vegetable stock and soy sauce.
Bring to boiling. Lower heat; simmer for about 5 minutes. Stir together
vinegar, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, cornstarch, water and sesame oil
in a small bowl until smooth. Add to soup with fresh snow peas; cook for
about 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Add tofu, frozen snow peas
if using, and water chestnuts. Gently heat through.

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