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Hot & Sour Soup (Singapore Style) - Shared by BK NG
|Meat||Chopped garlic and ginger|
|Mushroom||Chicken stock diluted in water|
|Seafood (prawns etc)||Black vinegar|
Seasoning for ingredients (mix well):
1 tablespoon Sesame Oil
- 2 tablespoons Soya Sauce
- 1-1½ tablespoons Black Vinegar
- 1 tablespoon Chilli Oil
- ¼ tablespoon Brown Sugar
- ¼ tablespoon Pepper
Using Chicken stock – Fry garlic and ginger till light brown, with a dash of oil
Keep fire to medium
Season ingredients - Meat, bamboo shoot, mushroom, black fungus and seafood
Add seasoned ingredients to Step 1
Add water – 2½ Cups x 250ml, stir mix
Turn fire to high
If you want to add beancurd, do it only after the soup is in.
Mix Tapioca Starch well with ¼ cup of water
Gradually add starch when water is boiling
Turn fire down to medium
Beat and egg and slowly pour into soup
Wait another 10 secs, move pot away from heat and slow stir around once
Your Hot & Sour Soup is ready to serve!
About the participant
I've been a working professional, a road warrior with global MNCs for many decades and more recently a Senior Consultant helping our SMEs re-shape and transform. My wife's in Sweden to help our eldest daughter (based in Malmo with her hubby) to look after their newborn.
I decided to pick up cooking so that I can cook for my other two daughters whom are in Singapore with me.
Dishes I can whip up include porkleg beehoon, sichuan-flavored noodles and bai-cai soup, just to name a few. Hope you enjoy my hot and sour soup recipe.
Recipe submission has been edited for clarity by the HealthXchange team.