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Hot and Sour Soup Recipe

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1 lb organic pork, sliced thinly (like for stir fry)
8 cups water
5 tbsp GF soy sauce
4 organic chicken bouillon cubes
15 dried shiitake mushrooms (or fresh)
1 500ml can sliced bamboo shoots
1 398ml can baby corn (cut up)
2 cups bean curd, sliced thinly
4 tbsp white vinegar
2 tbsp water
1 tbsp tapioca granules or corn starch
2 Free range eggs, beaten
1 green onion, sliced thinly
3 tsp sesame oil
Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

Bring 8 cups of water to boil in Dutch oven
Add the pork, soy sauce, bouillon cubes & mushrooms.
Boil for 10 mins, skimming off the crud that comes to the top
Mix together the tapioca granules and 2 tbsp water in a small bowl and set aside
Add the bamboo shoot, baby corn and bean curd
Add the vinegar, salt & black pepper
Add the eggs slowly while stirring the pot
Add the tapioca mixture, sesame oil and green onion.
Mix well, remove from heat, cover and let sit for 10 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from my father, my siblings and I all loved this soup as kids and as young adults, it would help our hangovers.




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