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Chinese Hot Sour Soup

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Ingredients
  Boneless lean pork 4 Ounce
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Canned bamboo shoots 8 Ounce, drained
  Canned sliced mushrooms 3 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper/Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Green onion curls 3 (For Garnishing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Freeze the meat partially to make it easier for slicing.
2. Slice pork thinly into bite-size pieces.

MAKING
3. In a saucepan cook pork pieces in hot oil till lightly browned; drain and set aside.
4. In the same saucepan boil chicken broth; add pork, bamboo snoots, and mushrooms and simmer for about5 minutes.
5. Add vinegar, soy sauce, salt, and pepper.
6. Stir in the cornstarch and water.
7. Continue to cook, stirring continuously till the soup is slightly thick and bubbly.
8. Pour in the broth and the beaten egg into the center of swirl.
9. Cook and stir for about a minute more.

SERVING
10. Arrange the soup into four serving bowls.
11. Garnish each serving with a green onion fan and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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