Sour Soup with Rice Noodles
A simple and delicious Chinese-style soup. The noodles and pork make it hearty enough for lunch or a light dinner.
5 cups chicken broth
1/4 pound cooked pork, thinly sliced
1/3 cup sliced bamboo shoots
1/4 cup sliced mushroom
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/8 teaspoon granulated sugar
4 ounces rice stick noodles
2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 green onion, diagonally sliced
- In a large saucepan, heat chicken broth to a boil. Add pork strips, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, soy sauce and sugar; lower heat and simmer uncovered for 10 minutes.
- Stir in rice noodles and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes or until noodles are tender. A minute before removing from the heat, add vinegar and sesame oil; stir.
- Garnish with chopped green onion before serving.
Makes 4 servings.