Szechuan Soup

Served HotServed Hot
Very Good based on 1 Ratings

Listed in : Non-Vegetarian Soups , Cuisine Indo Chinese

Servings: 2 Preparation time:
Ingredients:
  • Tofu, 1 cup tofu
  • Bamboo Shoots, Raw, Bamboo Shoots 1/4 cup bamboo shoots(shredded)
  • Carrots, Raw, 2 tbsp carrot
  • Mushrooms, Chanterelle, Raw, 1/4 cup mushroom
  • Chicken, Meat And Skin And Giblets And Neck, Raw, Boneless Chicken 1 cup chicken (meat or lean pork)
  • Spring Onions, Green, 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onion
  • 1/2 cup water chestnut, (thinly sliced)
  • Garlic, Raw, Garlic flakes, Lahsun, grated garlic, Garlic pods 2 garlic (pods)
  • Ginger Root, Raw, Fresh Ginger 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • Peppers, Hot Chili, Red, Raw, Red Chilies, Chillies, Dry Red Chillies, Chilly 2-3 red hot chillies,
  • Egg, Whole, Raw, Anda 2 eggs
  • Soya Sauce, Soy, 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • Red Chili Sauce, Chilli Sauce 1/2 tsp chilli sauce
  • Sirka Vinegar, White Vinegar, Vinegar 2 tbsp vinegar
  • Cornstarch, 1 tsp cornstarch
  • Chicken Stock, chicken stock cube 3 cups chicken stock
  • Water Boiled Plain Raw Mineral, Hot, Warm Cold, Mix, sparkling, Carbonated 2 cups water
  • Sesame Oil, Sesame Seed Oil, Gingelly Oil 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • Salt, Common Salt, Rock Salt, Table Salt salt as per taste
  • Kali Mirch Black Peppercorn, Milagu,kurumulaku, peppers pepper as per taste

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • Put mushroom in boiling water .Cover with lid, remove from fire and let it stand for 20-30
  • minutes .
  • Drain and keep aside .Heat oil in a sauce pan .Saute mushroom, ginger and garlic for 2
  • minutes .
  • Add chicken pieces .Let it cook till it turns white .Add bamboo shoots and carrots .Cook
  • for another 2 minutes .
  • Add water and chicken stockand bring it to boil .Simmer for 5 minutes .Dissolve
  • cornstarch in 3 tbsp water .
  • Slowly stir mixture into soup .Stir till soup boils .Add water chestnut, vinegar and soy
  • sauce .
  • Add tofu, spring onion, salt and pepper .Bring it to boil again .Beat the eggs Slowly pour
  • the eggs, stirring soup vigorously .Serve hot

Cook's Tip:
If you make your own ginger, garlic and fresh chilli pastes at home, ensure a longer life by adding a tablespoon of hot vegetable/ canola/ sunflower cooking oil to them and mixing well. Refrigerate and use as required.
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If sauce acquires a lumpy texture instead of velvety smooth, do not discard it, put it in a food processor and run it for a minute. It will become smooth again
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Before beating eggs(yolk),rinse the container with water.The mixture will not stick to the sides of the vessel
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Cover mushrooms with a damp cloth or in a paper bag with holes poked in the cloth/bag for ventilation.This will keep them dry. Refrigerate for long life.
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To reduce fat in the chicken by about 10 grams per serving, remove the skin before marinating it.
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