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Chinese Cucumber Pork And Chicken Soup

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Chinese Cucumber Pork And Chicken Soup makes for a great tasting appetizer. The unique combination of the ingredients, impart a distinct taste to this soup. Include this Chinese Cucumber Pork And Chicken Soup in your next party menu, and I bet, you will have your guests calling for the recipe.
Ingredients
  Chicken stock 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)
  Fresh ginger 1 , peeled (1 Thick Piece)
  Cucumber 1
  Pork tenderloin 6 (Thin Slices)
  Cornstarch 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1 In a pan, bring the chicken stock to a boil along with the slice of ginger in it.
2 Wash the cucumber and cut off the ends.
3 Run the potato peeler lightly over the skin to remove just the outermost tough layer.
4 Cut lengthwise into quarters and then into matchstick strips.
5 Shred the pork into very thin strips.

MAKING
6 In a bowl, place the pork strips and dust with the cornstarch mixed with 1 tsp salt.
7 Rub it gently into the pieces of meat.
8 When the chicken stock comes to a boil, add the pork and simmer gently for 4 minutes.
9 Add the cucumber and simmer for another 3 minutes.
10 Taste and correct the seasoning.
11 Remove and discard the piece of ginger.

SERVING
12 Pour into individual soup bowls, and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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