Soup: Hot-and-Sour Soup by Terrytx

posted by Terrytx 01-30-101 7:14 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Hot-And-Sour Soup
Recipe By :Cooking Light 5/98
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Ethnic Low Fat
Oriental Soups & Stews
Soups And Stews
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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10 dried shiitake mushrooms
1 1/2 cups boiling water
3 (10-1/2 oz.) cans low-salt chicken broth
1 (4 oz.) boned center-cut loin pork chop -- cut in thin strips
4 ounces firm tofu -- cut in 1/2" cubes
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup minced green onion tops
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

Combine the mushrooms and boiling water in a bowl; cover and let stand 15 min. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1 cup liquid. Discard stems; rinse and cut caps into thin strips.

Combine 1/2 cup reserved mushroom liquid and broth in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add mushrooms, pork, and tofu; reduce heat, and simmer 3 min. Combine 1/2 cup reserved mushroom liquid, cornstarch, vinegar, soy sauce, fish sauce, and peppers in a small bowl. Add cornstarch mixture to sauce pan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 min., stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in onions and oil.

162 cal, 6.1 g fat, 12.9 g pro, 12.6 carb, 1.4 g fiber, 22 mg chol, 709 mg sod

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