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Hot And Sour Soup (No Meat)



Seafood and meat, such as chicken, pork, and shrimps can be added to the soup too. If you wish to add them, then remember to mix in some julienne ginger.



Hot And Sour Soup (No Meat)

Ingredients (A)
3 1/2 Cups Chicken or Vegetable Stock
1 1/2 Tbsp Chinkiang Black Vinegar, or to taste
1 Tbsp Light Soy Sauce
1 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
1/2 Tbsp Shaoxing Wine
1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
A Few Dashes of Ground White Pepper
2 Tbsp Corn Starch mixed with 2 Tbsp Water
1 Large Egg, beaten
Sea Salt, to taste
2 Stalks Scallions, chopped
1 Tbsp Chili Oil

Ingredients (B)
1 Piece Firm Tofu/Beancurd, julienne
3 to 4 Shitake Mushrooms, sliced
1 piece of Fresh or Can Bamboo Shoots, julienne
A Handful of Dried Wood Ear Mushrooms, soaked & sliced
1 Tbsp Dried Lily Buds, soaked

Method

Soak the lily buds, wood ear mushrooms, and shitake mushrooms with warm water for about 10 minutes. Drain and finely slice all the ingredients.

In a wok, bring some water to a boil. Blanch all the ingredients “B” , remove and drain well.

Place chicken or vegetable stock in the wok, and bring it to a boil. Mix in ingredients “B”. Add sesame oil, Shaoxing wine, dark and light soy sauce. Then bring it back to a boil. Add corn starch mixture. Once the soup has thickened, slowly add the beaten egg and stir well. Add chili oil, season with sea salt, ground pepper, black vinegar, and top with some  chopped scallions. Serve immediately.

Serves 2

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