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Sweet-Sour Soup in Wok

  • 06/09/2006
  • Easy
  • 6
  • 30 min

We are preparing one of the most popular Chinese dishes – sweet and sour soup. We will be using basic spices of Chinese national cuisine: shiitake mushrooms, bamboo sprouts, pork or chicken and only 30 minutes of our time.

Ingredients

  • 300 g pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch Gussnel
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1,2 l water
  • 50 g fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 150 g bamboo sprouts
  • 2 teaspoons Vegeta
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Chinese vinegar
  • 100 g fresh tofu
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • For sprinkling:
  • 2 spring onions

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Cut the meat into strips, add salt and sprinkle with a tablespoon of cornstarch.
  2. 2.
    Stirring, on a heated oil fry the meat in wok until golden. Pour with water and while still boiling add sliced mushrooms, bamboo sprouts, Vegeta, soy sauce, pepper and vinegar.
  3. 3.
    The remaining cornstarch dilute in some water and add into the soup.
  4. 4.
    Add cubed tofu, boil shortly and add sesame oil.

Serving

Serve hot sprinkled with spring onions cut into thin rings.

Advice

You can replace the pork with chicken.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 188 / 786 - -
Fat g 9,37 - -
Carbohydrates g 11,28 - -
Dietary fibre g 2,08 - -
Protein g 15,18 - -
Salt g 2,63 0 0
Vitamin A μg 42,88 1 1
Vitamin D μg 6,00 3 3
Vitamin E mg 4,07 19 19
Niacin mg 5,55 40 28
Potassium mg 380,37 10 10
Calcium mg 42,13 4 4
Phosphorous mg 143,22 18 18

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)