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Hot and sour pork noodle soup

cuisine NikkiLegon’s

A visit to China Town in London earlier this year inspired this choice of delicious recipes by Nikki Legon… All recipes serve 6 For vegetarian versions, tofu may be substituted for meat.

Hot and Sour Pork Noodle Soup 1½ litres of chicken or vegetable stock 150g lean pork meat 25g bamboo shoots, sliced 6 mushrooms, sliced 4 spring onions, sliced 1 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp light soy sauce 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar chilli oil or chilli sauce to your taste ½ tsp sesame oil 2 eggs beaten 2 tbsp corn flour or arrowroot 50ml of water

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METHOD Place the stock into a large saucepan, add the pork and all remaining ingredients except the egg and cornflour. Simmer gently for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the beaten egg in a steady stream, stirring gently, until the egg forms threads in the soup. Blend the cornflour with the water and add to the soup. Simmer for 1 minute until the soup thickens, serve immediately.

Beef in Oyster Sauce 800g rump steak 1½ tbsp light soy sauce 3 tsp sesame oil 1½ tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp cornflour 4½ tbsp peanut oil 1 green and 1 red pepper, sliced 4 tbsp oyster sauce

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