Hot Sour Soup

Hot Sour Soup


mushrooms: 6
oil, sesame: 1 teaspoon
egg, chicken: 1
sugar: 1/2 teaspoon
broth: 4 cup
chicken: 6 ounce
onion, green: 2 tablespoon
sauce, hot: 1 teaspoon
pepper, white: 2 teaspoon
salt, table: 1/2 teaspoon
soya, sauce: 2 teaspoon
vinegar: 3 tablespoon
corn, starch: 1 tablespoon

Dish Type: Soup

Country: China
Cooking Time (minutes): average (30 minutes - 2 hours)

1. Mix meat with cornstarch, soy sauce, hot sauce, and sugar; set aside to marinate.
2. In a large pot, combine chicken broth and mushrooms strips. Bring to a boil over high heat.
3. Add meat, and whille stirring, bring to a second boil.
4. Add pepper, vinegar, and salt. Boil about 1 1/2 minutes. Add dissolved cornstarch and stir until slightly thickened.
5. Very slowly pour in beaten egg, stirring constantly. Add sesame oil, stir well, and serve immediatly. Garnish each serving with green onion.

International Rice Institute (IRRI) & International Women's Organization (SUHAY), VIRMANI, Inderjeet (ED)(1991), Home Chefs of the World - Rice and Rice-based Recipes, ISBN 971-22-0023-X, Manila, Philippines