9 Reviews

I used dried shiitake mushrooms that I soaked in hot water for 20 minutes, Sliced and strained the liquid into the soup. Used fresh ground pepper flakes a nice kick! And fresh sliced cabbage added a carrot which did need more then 5 minutes of cooking more like 20 minutes. ;) Was just so good and comforting! Thanks, L,L,& L, Rita

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Rita~ January 24, 2007

Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup tag game and this was a great hit! I did use a variety of mushrooms (shiitake, oysters and a couple of crimini) and I used napa cabbage so I also grated some carrots to add to the mix. I also add a few red pepper flakes for a kick. Definately a keeper and going into my Favorites of 2013.

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mama smurf March 02, 2013

Yee-Umm. My kids looove this soup, as do I. Great base recipe. Added rehydrated wood ear mushrooms and bean sprouts to the recipe with amazing results. We'll be making this a lot!!!

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Prayztwice March 05, 2012

Made half a recipe for the two of us and served with Lemon chicken and rice. Wow! What a great meal.

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adopt a greyhound February 23, 2012

Great recipe! I really like the flavors. I used cabbage, shredded carrot, and regular mushrooms. I also added some tofu! I will keep making this again and again. Thank you!

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bittersweetspice November 11, 2010

Yummy! It's very cold in my region and I needed something to warm me up. I had to alternate some ingredients because of the lack of food we have at home. So I used a combination of straw mushrooms and shiitake mushroom. I sliced the carrots instead of shredding them. I also added baby corn, bamboo shoots and coriander (as garnish). This was made in no time and it was delicious. Thank you Engrossed - *Made for Zaar World Tour 4*

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Chef floWer May 28, 2008

This was amazing, I froze some for lunches. I used an organic chicken broth, switched the cornstarch to arrowroot, and thought it was perfect. This recipe is going in the keepers book. Thanks for posting!

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kelly in TO June 14, 2007

So much better than you get with take-out! This is a wonderfully flavorful version of the popular Chinese standard, thanks especially to the toasted sesame oil and seasoned rice vinegar. Using coleslaw mix is a great way to cut down on preparation time. I used exactly the amount of hot pepper flakes shown and slightly increased the garlic.

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echo echo April 29, 2007

Very good, I increased the pepper flakes up to 3 teaspoons (we like extreme heat!) I also increased the garlic to 2 tablespoons otherwise made as stated, we really enjoyed this soup, thanks for sharing Engrossed!...Kitten:)

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Kittencal@recipezazz February 03, 2007
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