Chinese Hot and Sour Soup


Hot and Sour Soup! with Chinese mushrooms, bamboo shoots, chicken broth, vinegar, tofu, chili oil, and a beaten egg.

What you will need

6 dried Chinese black fungus

6 dried wood ear, black, cloud, straw, or shiitake mushrooms, or one bunch of fresh enoki mushrooms

5 dried lily buds

One can of bamboo shoots

2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon of white vinegar or rice vinegar

1 1/2 tablespoons of soy sauce

1 tablespoon of cornstarch

4 cups of chicken broth

1/2 block of firm tofu, diced into small cubes

1 egg, beaten

1 teaspoon of sesame oil

3 scallions, diced

1/4 teaspoon of salt

1 1/2 teaspoons of finely ground white pepper

1/4 teaspoon of chili oil (optional)

Cilantro (optional)


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