Hot and Sour Soup.
You can have Hot and Sour Soup using 19 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Hot and Sour Soup
- You need 4 of Dried Chinese fungi (1 oz) wood ears or cloud ears (in produce dept.).
- Prepare 2 Tbsp of canola oil.
- It’s 1 of ” piece of ginger, peeled ad grated.
- Prepare 2-3 Tbsp of red chili paste, sambal oelek.
- Prepare 8 oz. of button mushrooms, cleaned and sliced.
- You need 1 of small can water chestnuts, sliced and drained.
- You need 1/2 cup of canned bamboo shoots, drained.
- It’s 1/4 lb. of shredded pork or chicken.
- It’s 1/2 cup of soy sauce.
- You need 1/2 cup of rice wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar.
- You need 1 tsp of salt.
- It’s 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes.
- It’s 1 tsp of ground white pepper.
- You need Pinch of sugar.
- It’s 2 quarts of chicken stock, hot.
- It’s 1 of square firm tofu, drained as cut into 1/4” strips.
- Prepare 3 Tbsp of cornstarch w/ 1/4 cup water.
- It’s 1 of large egg beaten.
- You need of Chopped green onion and cilantro for garnish.
Hot and Sour Soup instructions
- In a small bowl add the dried mushrooms and pour boiling water over them let sit at least 15-29 minutes to rehydrate. Drain and cut into strips.
- In large pot put chicken stock to heat up..
- Heat wok or large skillet with sides. Add the oil to heat on medium high..
- To the hot oil add the finger, chili paste, wood ears, button mushrooms, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots and meat. Cook for 1 minute to infuse flavors..
- Next combine soy sauce, vinegars, salt, red pepper flakes, white pepper and sugar. Pour into pan and stir everything together. Will smell amazing!.
- Add in the hot chicken stock, bring to boil and then simmer for 10 minutes..
- Add in tofu and cook for 3 minutes m.
- Combine cornstarch and water to make a slurry. Add to soup and simmer until it thickens..
- Remove pot from heat and with a spoon swirl soup in 1 direction and add in beaten egg which should cook immediately. Stir to blend egg..
- Serve soup topped with garnish..