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Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

Food Network Canada
YIELDS
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
dried shiitake mushroom
1
cup sliced fresh shiitake mushroom
1
oz bean thread noodles
8
oz firm tofu
8
oz boneless pork, loin, chops
4
tsp cornstarch
5
cup chicken stock
¼
cup rice vinegar
2
Tbsp soy sauce
2
tsp sugar
½
tsp white pepper
2
egg
1
Tbsp whole fresh coriander, leaves
1
tsp sesame oil
2
green onion, sliced
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Directions

Step 1

In small bowl, cover mushrooms with 1 cup (250 mL) warm water; let stand for
20 minutes or until softened. Drain, reserving liquid. Discard stems and finely slice caps; set aside.

Step 2

In large bowl of warm water, soak noodles for 5 minutes; drain, and place in pile on cutting board. Cut pile in half; set aside.

Step 3

Cut tofu into thin slices.

Step 4

Cut pork into thin strips; toss with 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of the cornstarch.

Step 5

In large pot, bring chicken stock to simmer. Add pork, reserved mushrooms, soaking liquid, noodles and tofu, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, pepper; simmer for 3 minutes.

Step 6

In small bowl, whisk remaining cornstarch with 1 tablespoon (15 ml) cold water; add to soup and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. In small bowl, whisk eggs with
1 tablespoon (15 mL) water, drizzle into soup, stirring slowly with spoon to form streamers. Stir in coriander leaves, sesame oil and onions.

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