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