Thursday, August 11, 2011

Chinese style Hot Sour Soup

Do you like to order hot sour soup when you eat in a Chinese restaurant? If you are a fan of spicy sour soup, now you can make it yourself at home.

(about 4 servings)
cubbed Tofu
Chinese mushroom (cleaned well)
ham or sausage cut into pieces
1 egg
bamboo shoots
3 tbsp vinegar,
1 tsp soysauce,
1/2 tsp rice cooking wine,
1/4 tsp salt,
black pepper,
1/2 tsp starch,
1/8 tsp sesame oil

Add 6 cups of water in a large pot, bring to boil, put in tofu, bamboo shoots, ham or sausage, mushroom, cover to boil for 2 to 3 minutes. Add soysauce, salt, cooking wine. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, add starch and 1 tsp water . Pour the starch mixture into pot. Beat in the egg, stir for a few seconds. Dash in black pepper and add vinegar and sesame oil. Sprinkle with cilantro or sliced green onions if desired.

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