West Lake Soup

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 12/08/2020, viewed by 345 , 0 Comments
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A slight variation on the more common Chinese takeout soups, like Egg Flower Soup or Hot and Sour Soup. This dish is fun, filling, and takes well to condiments. Add a little chili oil or some hoisin, garlic chips, or really whatever seems to make sense and it's sure to please.

What you will need

2 Tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil

8 oz. Ground Pork

1/2 tsp White Pepper

64 oz. Chicken Stock

1/4 cup Corn Starch

4 Eggs

2 Tbsp Soy Sauce

1/2 bunch Cilantro

(Nutritional facts 87 calories, 5.09 g fat, 4.11 g carbohydrates, 5.86 g protein, 91 mg cholesterol, 623 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Heat the sesame oil in a saucepan over medium heat.

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Once the oil is hot, add the ground pork and break it apart.

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When the pork is broken apart and beginning to brown, add the white pepper.

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When the pork is browned through, you can add the chicken stock.

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u find that there is a lot of foam collecting at the top. After skimming, we need to stir in the corn starch. But in order to avoid clumping, first mix the corn starch with a small amount of liquid to form a slurry.

Bring the chicken stock to a simmer. You might want to skim the broth if you find that there is a lot of foam collecting at the top. After skimming, we need to stir in the corn starch. But in order to avoid clumping, first mix the corn starch with a small amount of liquid to form a slurry.

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Stir the slurry into the pot in a thin stream.

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r. Reserve the yolks for another use.

Separate the eggs. You can use whole eggs, but egg whites will stream better. Reserve the yolks for another use.

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Beat the whites until smooth, then stir them into the soup.

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Add the soy sauce and adjust seasoning to taste.

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ilantro on paper towels. Chop roughly.

Rinse the cilantro thoroughly. Remove the lower half of the stem. Dry the cilantro on paper towels. Chop roughly.

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