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Hot Sour Soup

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A hot sour soup is a simple, delicious, hot and refreshing soup. And the fact which makes me exalted is the fact that my kids love this hot sour soup. Truly tasty!
  Dried macfe mushrooms 4
  Lean pork 1⁄4 Pound
  Bean curd cakes 2
  Scallion 1
  Egg 1
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sesame oil 3 Drop
  Stock 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Mushroom soaking liquid 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Soak dried mushrooms. Reserve soaking liquid.
2. Sliver mushrooms, pork and bean curd. Mince scallion. Beat egg lightly. Blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste.
3. Bring stock and mushroom soaking liquid to a boil. Add pork and mushrooms and simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
4. Add bean curd and simmer, covered, 3 minutes more.
5. Stir in sherry, vinegar, salt, soy sauce and pepper. Thicken with cornstarch paste.
6. Slowly add beaten egg, stirring gently once or twice. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with sesame oil and minced scallion.

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Hot Sour Soup Recipe