Pork and Baby King Mushroom Soup

serves 6 with dumplings – 4 as an entrée

300g baby king mushrooms – the mushrooms about 12mm left whole the rest roughly chopped to about 8-12mm
50g peanut oil
15g ginger:garlic
750g jellied Asian pork stock
750g filtered water
30g Mega Chef soy sauce
white pepper, freshly ground

2 spring onions – cleaned and finely sliced



Sauté the mushrooms in the peanut oil on high heat to colour them lightly. Add the ginger:garlic nd cook, stirring, just long enough that it is cooked out. Add the stock, water, soy and pepper and bring to a very gentle simmer. Cook on very low heat for about 20 minutes.

Taste and adjust if required using more soy rather than salt.

Great with Cheats’ Crispy Fried Pork Dumplings

AO 6 February 2021
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