Hot And Sour Soup With Tofu Recipe

Makes 8 Servings

Step 1

Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add peppera snd onion; stir fry about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Add chicken broth, vegetable stock and soy sauce. Bring to boiling. Lower heat; simmer for about 5 minutes. Stir together vinegar, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, cornstarch, water and sesame oil in a small bowl until smooth. Add to soup with fresh snow peas; cook for about 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Add tofu, frozen snow peas if using, and water chestnuts. Gently heat through.

Things You'll Need

  • 3tb Vegetable oil
  • 2lg Sweet red peppers, cored,
  • -seeded and cut into
  • -3/4"x1/4" strips
  • -(about 3/4 cup)
  • 1sm Bunch green onions, cut
  • -diagonally into 3/4" pieces
  • -(about 1 1/2
  • -cups)
  • 2c Chicken broth, canned OR
  • -homemade
  • 2c Vegetable stock OR water
  • -(stock recipe in next post)
  • 2tb Soy sauce
  • 2ts Red wine vinegar
  • 1/2ts Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4ts Salt
  • 1/8ts Pepper
  • 2tb Cornstarch
  • 3tb Water
  • 1ts Oriental sesame oil
  • 1/2lb Snow peas, fresh or frozen
  • 1lb Firm tofu, drained and cut
  • -into 1/2" cubes
  • 1cn (8 oz.) sliced water
  • -chestnuts, drained

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