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West Lake Beef Soup

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Ingredients
Beef steak - 4 oz (100 g)
Light soy sauce - 2 teaspoons
Soft brown sugar - 1/2 teaspoon
Shao hsing rice wine - 1 tablespoon
Thick cornflour paste - 2 tablespoons
Sesame oil - a few drops
Stock - 1 pint (600 ml)
Whole egg - 1, lightly beaten
Shelled peas - 4 oz (100 g)
Salt and pepper - to taste
MSG (optional) - Dash
Spring onions - to garnish, finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. To prepare the steak coarsely chop the steak, marinate in the soy sauce, sugar, wine, about 1 teaspoon cornflour paste and sesame oil for 5-6 minutes.

MAKING
2. In a saucepan bring the stock to the boil, slowly pour in the beaten egg, stirring constantly.
3. Add the peas and bring back to the boil, then add the steak, and stir to separate the bits.
4. Thicken the soup with the remaining cornflour paste and adjust the seasonings

SERVING
5. Serve with the garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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