Sam See Soup Recipe

Step 1

Soak mushrooms in warm water until soft, about 30 minutes, drain. Rinse in warm water, drain. Remove and discard stems; cut caps into thin slices

Step 2

Remove bones and skin from chicken; cut chicken into thin strips. Toss chicken, cornstarch and 1/2 teaspoon salt in glass or plastic bowl. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes.

Step 3

Remove strings from pea pods. Place pea pods in boiling water. Cover and cook 1 minute; drain. Immediately rinse under running cold water, drain. Cut pea pods lengthwise into thin strips. Cut ham and abalone into thin strips. Cut green onions into 2 inch pieces.

Step 4

Heat chicken broth and mushrooms to boiling in 3-quart saucepan. Stir in chicken and bamboo shoots; heat to boiling. Stir in ham, 2 teaspoons salt, the seasame oil and white pepper. heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Add pea pods, cook and stir 30 seconds. Remove from heat, stir in abalone and green onions.

Things You'll Need

  • 6md Black mushrooms -- dried
  • 1 Chicken breast, whole, approx 1 lb
  • 1/2ts Corn starch
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 4oz Pea pods
  • 2oz Smoked ham, fully cooked
  • 2 Abolone, canned, whole, drained
  • 2 Green onions with tops.
  • 4c Chicken broth
  • 1/2c Shredded canned bamboo shoots
  • 2ts Salt
  • 1/4ts Sesame oil
  • 1/8ts White pepper

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