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Hot and Sour Kidneys

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Personally, I think that this Hot And Sour Kidneys recipe is the best in the world, that is why I am excited about sharing this with you. Dish is a well-liked Appetizer to be served at the Chinese table. Spare 80 minutes from your leisure time and you are ready with a delicious dish. Dish is always prepared with pork as the key ingredient. When it comes to cooking I am my worst critic. Kindly comment and let me know how is this Hot And Sour Kidneys.
  Pig's kidney 8 Ounce (225 Grams)
  Soda bicarbonate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar/White rice vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon (Preferably Ground Nut)
  Fresh ginger slice 1
For sauce
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar/Chinese white rice vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dark soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Roasted sichuan peppercorns 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Chicken stock/Water 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon

1. With a very sharp knife, remove the outer kidney membrane and split the kidneys in half by cutting horizontally.
2. Now, with the help of the knife, remove any small knobs of fat and any tough membrane surrounding it.
3. Score the kidneys in crisscross pattern and slices them thinly.
4. In a bowl mix the kidney slices with bicarbonate of soda and leave it for about 20 minutes.
5. Now rinse them thoroughly with cold water and mix them with the vinegar and salt.
6. Put them into a colander or sieve to drain for 30 minutes or longer.
7. Remove and pat dry on paper towel.

8. Heat a wok until it is very hot, add the oil and ginger stir fry for about 20 seconds.
9. Now add the kidney slices and stir fry for about 1 minute.
10. Now add the sauce ingredients and mix with the kidneys.
11. Stir fry for 2 minutes or until the kidney edges begin to curl.

12. Heat a serving platter till it is warm, take out the kidney mixture onto it, garnish with the spring onions, and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
70 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 209 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.5%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g8.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.34 mg0.11%

Sodium 1122.9 mg46.8%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.98 g3.9%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 23 g46.1%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 4.3%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 2.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hot And Sour Kidneys Recipe