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Hot Sour Soup
Source: dLife

A hot and spicy Mandarin soup.

Rating:
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118.9
Total Carbs 10.1 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 5.1 g
Total Fat 4.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Potassium 103.1 mg
Protein 7.7 g
Sodium 322.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1/2 Other Carbs
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Servings
Ingredients

Soup
0 1/2 oz  fresh shiitake mushrooms
0 3/4 cup  cold water
4 cup  low sodium vegetable broth
0 1/2 cup  bamboo shoots
0 1/4 cup  distilled white vinegar
2 tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp  fresh ginger root
1 tsp  sugar
1 tbsp  cornstarch
3 tbsp  cold water
12 oz  extra firm tofu
1 pinch  salt
1 pinch  ground cayenne (red pepper)
1 pinch  black pepper
1 each  eggs
1 tsp  sesame oil
1 oz  fresh chopped green onion
0 1/4 tsp  sesame oil

Sour Sauce
3 tbsp  distilled white vinegar
1 tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp  sugar
Directions
  1. Pour boiling water over top of mushrooms and let soak 15 to 20 minutes or until soft. Strain, saving liquid. Cut mushrooms into slices, cutting off tough stems.
  2. Add broth, mushrooms, saved liquid, bamboo, vinegar, tamari, ginger root, and sugar to a large pot. Let boil. Lower heat and let simmer 10 minutes. Heat again and stir in cornstarch and water. Keep boiling until thick, about 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  3. Mix in tofu, place lid on pot, and simmer 5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and peppers. When ready to serve, whisk in egg and sesame oil.
  4. Make sour sauce by whisking together the last three ingredients.
  5. Spoon soup into individual bowls and top with sour sauce and green onions.

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