Hot and Sour Soup
4 Small Oriental Dried Black Mushrooms
1/2 Cup Bamboo Shoots, slivered
1/4 Pound Boneless Pork Center Rib, slivered
1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Quart Chicken Broth
1 Cup Bean Curds, slivered
1 Teaspoon White Pepper
3 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
2 Tablespoons Cornstarch, blended with
3 Tablespoons Cold Water
1 Egg, beaten
1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil
1 Green Onion, Whole, chopped
Soak mushrooms in warm water until softened. Drain; remove stems and shred caps.
Combine mushrooms, bamboo shoots, pork, and soy sauce, salt
and chicken broth in large saucepan.
Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 3
Add bean curd, pepper and vinegar. Bring to a boil again.
Add cornstarch mixed in the water. Stir until soup thickens.
Slowly pour in beaten egg. Stirring gently.
Remove from heat and ladle into serving bowl. Stir in sesame
oil. Garnish with green onion.