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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Szechwan Soup

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Category: Pork, Soups, Chinese, Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 oz Dried mushrooms
  • Boiling water
  • 6 oz Uncooked boneless lean pork
  • 4 oz Cooked ham
  • 1 sm Red pepper
  • 8 Green onions
  • 1/2 c Water chestnuts
  • 8 oz Bean curd
  • 2 qt Chicken stock
  • 1/2 c Rice wine
  • 4 ts Soy sauce
  • 1/2 ts Chinese chili sauce
  • 2 1/2 tb Cornstarch
  • 5 tb Water
  • 2 ts Vinegar
  • 2 ts Sesame oil
  • 1 Egg
  • 8 oz Uncooked shrimp, shelled and
  • Deveined


1. Place mushrooms in bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand 30
minutes. Drain. Remove and discard stems. Cut caps into thin slices.

2. Cut pork and ham into "match-stick" thin strips. Remove seeds from
pepper and cut pepper into thin strips. Chop onions finely. Cut water
chestnuts into slices. Cut bean curd into 1/2- cubes.

3. Combine chicken stock, wine, soy sauce and chili sauce in 5-quart pan.
Cook over medium heat until soup boils. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered 5

4. Blend cornstarch and 4 tablespoons of the water. Slowly stir mixture
into soup. Cook and stir until soup boils. Add mushrooms, pork, ham,
pepper and water chestnuts. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes.

5. Stir vinegar and oil into soup. Beat egg and remaining 1 tablespoon
water together with for, Gradually drizzle egg into soup while stirring
soup vigorously. Add onions, bean curd and shrimp. Cook until shrimp is
done, 1 to 2 minutes.

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