Peking Hot and Sour Soup

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil water and soak wood ears and golden needles separately for about 15 minutes.
  • Break off hard pieces from wood ears and hard stems from golden needles, if any.
  • Cut golden needles in halves and snap the large pieces of wood ears into smaller pieces.
  • Wash and drain.
  • Mix the corn starch with 1/2 cup cold water.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Mix vinegar and pepper.
  • Mix vegetable broth and water.
  • Add salt and soy sauce.
  • Bring to a boil and add wood ears and golden needles.
  • Boil 1 minute.
  • Add tofu.
  • As soup boils, stir in the well-stirred corn starch mixture until it thickens.
  • Serve in bowl with vinegar and pepper.
  • Garnish with scallions.
  • Serve hot.
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