Go to: Just Pork Recipes Home Page
Click/Tap 'Back' to go to the recipe list you were browsing.

Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

3 Dried wood ears
20 Dried tiger lily buds
3 c Hot water
1/4 lb Pork butt

1/2 ts Rice wine or dry sherry
1/2 ts Cornstarch
1 ts Sesame oil
1 ts Salt
2 oz Fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/4 c Shredded bamboo shoots
1 3" square bean curd, sliced
2 tb Worcestershire sauce
2 ts White vinegar and adjust
5 tb Cornstarch
5 tb Water
1 Egg, beaten
1/2 ts Black pepper
1/2 ts White pepper
1 tb Sesame oil 6 1/2 c Chicken broth or white stock
1/4 c Water chestnuts

Soak wood ears and lily buds in 3 cups hot water 15 minutes to soften. Remove stems from softened wood ears. Shred wood ears with a cleaver. Slice pork into thin strips. Use a cleaver to chop strips into shreds. Combine marinade ingredients in a small bowl. Add pork shreds; mix well. Let stand 15 minutes. Combine chicken broth and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium. Add mushrooms, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, wood ears and lily buds to broth. Simmer 3 to 4 minutes. Add pork shreds with marinade and bean curd. Bring to a boil. Add worcestershire sauce and vinegar, if desired. Dissolve cornstarch in 5 tablespoons water to make a paste. Slowly stir into soup. Cook over medium heat until soup thickens slightly. Stir egg into soup. Add black pepper, white pepper and sesame oil.

Click/Tap here for the Printer friendly version. (Just shows the recipe only)

You can Click/Tap Back to return here.